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January 1970

Meeting FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE (UHC)

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am

NCD PREVENTION AND CONTROL FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE (UHC) Meeting with Regional, District and hospital officers in charge for UHC advocacy at all levels

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Promoting positive mental health, among adolescents, to decode the 5X5 matrix in India.

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am

In an attempt to decode the 5X5 matrix, a group discussion on positive mental health will be held among approximately 400 school students. This discussion will attempt opening the doors of discussion between teachers and students to create a safe…

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Health Promotion: A Key Strategy in Preventing Non-Communicable Diseases Forum

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am

This is a multisectoral forum that aims to tackle the importance of fully implementing the health promotion provisions of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law that was passed this year. The activity will also affirm the commitment of the Healthy…

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Lifestyle for Healthy Living

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am

Four activities in all are planned for the 2019 Global week of action for NCDs which are, media outreach, FGD with persons living with NCDs, advocacy to key stakeholders and youth engagement. The Media Outreach comes up on day 1.…

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Friends of Cancer Patients UAE efforts on bringing awareness to UHC

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am

Throughout the Global Week for Action on NCDs, Friends of Cancer Patients team members will highlight the importance of UHC and how FOCP is raising awareness on the matter.

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Ttobacco Use Online Petition

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am

Tobacco use is a major risk factor for Non-Communicable Diseases and is responsible for most preventable deaths globally. We are calling upon the Supreme Court of Kenya to conclude on the case against the Tobacco Control Regulations filed by the…

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May 2018

Walk The Talk in India on 20 and 21 May

May 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Dwarka, New Delhi India

As part of celebrations of the World Health Organization’s 70th anniversary in 2018, WHO is staging a major health promotion event in Geneva on the eve of the 71st World Health Assembly. For those who can't be in Geneva, WALK…

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WHO Walk The Talk: The Health for All Challenge

May 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Geneva, Switzerland

As part of celebrations of the World Health Organization’s 70th anniversary in 2018, WHO is staging a major health promotion event in Geneva on the eve of the 71st World Health Assembly. The free walk/run event, titled Walk the Talk:…

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71st World Health Assembly

May 21, 2018 - May 26, 2018
World Health Organisation, World Health Organisation
Geneva, Switzerland

The World Health Assembly is the main decision-making body of the WHO comprising health ministers from 194 member states, and meets once a year in May. Progress against the global NCD targets and Global NCD Action Plan 2013-2020 is reviewed…

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June 2018

Day of digital activation for NCDs: 14 June

June 14, 2018
Global

Our day of digital activation for NCDs pivots around engaging as many people as possible to THUNDERCLAP and connect through your twitter or facebook profile.  A message of solidarity will be shared alongside those of hundreds of other NCD advocates on Thursday…

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July 2018

Interactive Hearing in Advance of the UN HLM on NCDs

July 5, 2018
United Nations, United Nations
New York, NY United States

As part of the preparatory process for the UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs, the President of the General Assembly, with the support of the World Health Organization, will organize and preside over an interactive hearing with the active participation of…

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September 2018

Global Week for Action on NCDs

September 3, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Global

With the digital world switched on to talk about NCDs, the first Global Week for Action on NCDs - from Monday 3 September to Sunday 9 September - will provide everyone, everywhere the opportunity to mobilise on the ground in…

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UNGA and HLM3 NCD-related Side Events

September 23, 2018 - September 29, 2018
New York NY United States

Dozens of NCD-related official and unofficial side events are set to take place in New York during the UN General Assembly and around the 3rd UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs. By clicking on the image of the calendar below, please…

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Third UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs

September 27, 2018
United Nations, United Nations
New York, NY United States

This one-day high-level meeting, on the third day of its seventy-third session of the UN General Assembly, will undertake a comprehensive review of the NCDs, with the overall theme being “Scaling up multi-stakeholder and multisectoral responses for the prevention and…

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August 2019

Addressing policy makes: Women living with NCD and journalists saying ENOUGH

August 2 @ 8:30 am

Have the PLWNCD advocacy group meet with media, local, and national officials in order to raise awareness and lobby for integrating NCD prevention, screening, and treatment into reproductive health services and advocating for UHC

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Awareness Programmes on Stroke.

August 24 @ 7:30 pm

Dr Bindu Menon foundation regularly conduct awareness programmes on stroke and epilepsy.We have completed 116 awareness programme in schools, colleges and social organisations educating more than 20,000 people till now.

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Promoting physical activity through Yoga to say #enoughNCDs in India

August 31 @ 8:30 am

Healthy India Alliance in collaboration with St. Mary's School is organising a set of activities to observe the 2nd Global Week for Action at New Delhi, India. August 31, 2019 marks the launch of this campaign, and will be commomerated…

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Type 1 diabetes education: Bringing healthy back

August 31 @ 9:00 am

An informed, empowered and activated patient is the foundation for successful diabetes management. Unfortunately, credible information is often so inaccessible while misinformation thrives and grows like a wild fire. Bringing patients together to learn valuable credible information on which to…

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Press Conference to launch of the National High Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases in lead up to the UN High Level Meeting on UHC

August 31 @ 9:00 am

Ahead of the United Nations High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage on 23rd September, the Ghana NCD Alliance will host a national meeting is to discuss challenges and priorities of Ghanaians within the context of NCDs and provide concrete…

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Community Fun Day Screening

August 31 @ 10:00 am

People living with Non-Communicable Diseases (PLWNCDs) will sensitize selected community health volunteers (CHVs) from Kariobangi, Nairobi, and accompany them on household visits to disseminate information on NCDs and UHC. The PLWNCDs and CHVs will also sensitize community members on NCDs,…

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NCD Cafe at the ESC Congress

August 31 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us during lunch time from 31 August-3 September at the Global Exchange Area of the ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology for these informal and interactive discussions on NCDs, with a particular focus on cardiovascular disease…

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September 2019

World Alzheimer’s Month

September 1 - September 30

Events for World Alzheimer's Month will be taking place throughout September under the theme of 'Let's Talk About Dementia'. Each year, Alzheimer associations from around the world unite to organise advocacy and information provision events, as well as Memory Walks…

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Global Week for Action on NCDs

September 2 - September 8
Global

The 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs, 2-8th September 2019, will focus on Ensuring Healthy Lives for All: NCDs and Universal Health Coverage - in advance of the first High-Level Meeting on UHC late in September 2019. Unified we will mobilise…

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Media & Youth engagement in prevention and control of NCDs.

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

With the accumulated experience from first global week for actions organized by Rwanda NCD Alliance in Rwanda in 2018, Rwanda NCDA dedicated one week long (2nd -8th September 2019) for media and youth engagement in prevention and control of NCDs.…

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Community Life After Stroke Program (CLASP)

September 2 @ 9:30 am

SASNET GHANA will start the phase 1 of the CLASP in the Volta region for persons living with stroke in Ghana the deprived communities who are unable to access rehabilitation and Stroke to improve their condition.

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NCD Prevention Through a Healthy Lifestyle Video Series

September 3 - September 7

Healthify Africa, is tackling the growing problem of Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) In Africa by conducting a live video series to be shared on the platform during the Global Week for Action on NCDs. We focus on the consumption of 400 grams…

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Galvanizing Commitment for the Fight Against NCDs In Cameroon

September 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

1. From 3rd to 5th September 2019:Diabetes and Hypertension peer educators to pay a visit to the municipal council to crave their indulgence on the dangers of tobacco consumption in any form and secondary smoking, while proposing smoke free zones…

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Media advocacy and workplace awareness

September 3 @ 10:00 am

Successive interviews in different media channels and social media channels with Egyptian Alliance members and PLWNCDs with success stories. We will conduct and participate in 2 events in Pfizer company for Employee and in street Cycling event.

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A fruit basket against unhealthy foods and beverages in India.

September 3 @ 11:00 am

Young students aged 5-7 years were engaged in a fruit basket making activity. Children were involved in drawing a fruit basket with maximum number of colours (displaying maximum number of fruit varieties, possibly their favorite fruits) to take their time…

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Launch of the Essential Nutrition Actions: mainstreaming nutrition through the life-course

September 3 @ 11:30 am

This new report outlines nutrition actions to improve health at every stage of life. Press release will be disseminated on the day of the launch. Tune in to learn more!Livestreamed Wednesday, September 4, 2019 11:30 am Europe Summer Time (Brussels,…

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Physical activities school gala

September 3 @ 2:00 pm

Having a school gala to raise awareness about the benefits of physical activities

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Investing in NCD prevention and control, keys to achieving Ghana’s Health Care for All.

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
TBD

The overall objective of the national meeting is to discuss challenges and priorities of Ghanaians within the context of NCDs and provide concrete policy actions and recommendations to addresse NCDs in the lead up to the UN High Level Meeting…

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Creating student NCD champions: Peer to peer education and awareness training

September 4 @ 9:00 am

Educate young school girls to be NCD champions and have them travel to other schools in Dar es Salaam to raise awareness and empower their peers to take personal action in minimizing the prevalence non-communicable diseases and improve their reproductive…

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Shohratagrh Environmental Society

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We are going to organize several community meeting to aware them on noncommunicable disease

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World Cancer Day 2020: Facebook Live broadcast

September 4 @ 3:00 pm

Join the UICC team and our members from the Cancer Association of South Africa and the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon who will offer an inside look into what goes into their World Cancer Day planning. Watch live at Facebook.com/worldcancerday…

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NCDs Summer Camp

September 5 @ 8:00 am

1. According to the study done for 105 physicians to determine if they were able to take care of epilepsy, only 49, 5 % were able to give the true definition of this disease. Thus, insufficient information in healthcare will…

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Vital Strategies invites you to our next Vital Talks breakfast event: Alcohol and Development.

September 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
New York, 100 Broadway
New York City, NY United States
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Join Dutch journalist and author Olivier van Beemen in a conversation with David Jernigan, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health. Beemen, whose book, “Heineken in Africa,” was recently translated into…

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CANSA Call for action on NCDs

September 6 @ 9:00 am

Cancer Association of South Africa is calling on all stakeholders involved with NCDs and the Health Department to partner with us in calling ALL our community members, including school children to come on the 6th September to be educated about…

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Joint Session on Strengthening Inter-Professional Collaboration: Models to Improve the Prevention And Control Of Oral Diseases And Other NCDs

September 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm

FDI, NCDA and the WHO will host a joint session on 6 September at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco, USA. The session, Strengthening inter-professional collaboration: Integrated models of care for oral health and NCDs, will explore…

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ERTIQAA ‘s “Everyone’s right to health” الصحة حق للجميع

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are having Health Awareness lectures on Diabetes & Cancer Prevention in Amman , followed by 6 lectures at villages in Goverorates of Al Balqaa' and Al Karak, South of Jordan. A two day WALK starting in Amman where our…

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NCD Alliance Sri Lanka

September 6 @ 11:00 am

In light of the Global Week for Action on NCDs, the NCD Alliance Sri Lanka organized community gathering, community screening and media launchColombo, Sri Lanka

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Diet and its Effect on the Management of Diabetes

September 7

To enlighten the people on the importance of diet to avoid amputations. There will be free screening and sensitization. 500 people are estimated to be reached. by Doctors, nutritionist, lab technicians. There will be a nutritionist to demonstrate healthy foods for diabetes. Orthopaedic Doctor will be giving a lecture on the implication…

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Caminata Nórdica Uruguay

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Caminata nórdica todas las tardes de la 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs, 2-8th September 2019. Grupos de caminata nórdica en Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Roundtable: Acting early, saving lives: Prevention and promotion as key aspects of universal health coverage

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

UHC means that all people and communities can access the promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative health services they need, of sufficient quality to be effective, while also ensuring that the use of these services does not expose the user…

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October 2019

World Thrombosis Day Campaign

October 1 - October 31

The World Thrombosis Day campaign is dedicated to working together to beat NCDs. We seek to increase global awareness of thrombosis and reduce death and disability from the condition.

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