What are your thoughts? How can we act to counter big tobacco in low and middle income countries?To all people in all nations - Happy No Tobacco Day! This means 24-hours abstinence from consuming all…Continue
Dear all --Nalini Saligram of Arogya World and Sandeep Kishore from the NCD Action Network have just co-authored an article in the Huffington Post entitled "Building a Global Movement: Putting NCDs…Continue
Dear members,Many people have been asking us the question recently: how do we build a global social movement for action on NCDs? Can you share your thoughts? What are the tangible ways we can get…Continue
NCDs like heart disease, cancer and diabetes are growing threats - even in developing countries. Harvard med student and YPCDN founder (the parent to NCD Action Network) Sandeep Kishore says its time to revoke the false dichotomy between medicine and public health. Doctors should learn more about the 'causes of the causes', the social determinants of health.…Continue
This week represents a critical juncture for furthering the NCD agenda.
WHO has initiated an online consultation to receive input from member states, international organizations, the private sector and civil society on options for effective partnership for NCD prevention and control. Addressing NCDs requires interventions and leadership across sectors rather than from the health sector alone.
Therefore a new international structure is needed for coordinating inter-sectoral…Continue