The theme for the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH) 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health is ‘Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now.’
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Call for Membership – NCD Child Taskforce on Essential Medicines
NCD Child is pleased to announce a Call for Membership to its newly formed Taskforce on Essential Medicines. Individuals interested in advocating for access to quality essential medicines for children, adolescents, and young people living with NCDs are invited to apply for membership.
WHA Side Event - Better Medicines for Children
NCDChild will be hosting a side event at the 2017 World Health Assembly in Geneva.
Youth Champions Initiative – Applications due January 15!
Youth Champions Initiative – Applications due January 15! Rise Up is thrilled to launch the second Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) in partnership with the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. YCI invests in young leaders who are advancing innovatio ...
Country Collaborations for the Prevention & Management of NCDs in Young People
NCD Child is excited to launch the first report from its multi-year NCD advocacy workshop series, Country Collaborations for the Prevention & Management of NCDs in Young People: 2016 Mid-Year Summary. Click through to learn more.
Comments Needed: Identifying Youth-Friendly SRH Programs Integrating NCD Services
Population Reference Bureau is drafting a policy brief on integration of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and sexual reproductive health (SRH) services targeting youth and are currently seeking examples of such integration efforts from around the world. Click through for more information.
NCD Child event at #UNGA2016: The Global Strategy: Ensuring Equity for our Adolescents
This side event, held during the 2016 UN General Assembly, will discuss the unique health needs faced by today’s adolescents, along with the strategies to address them within the context of ensuring no young person is left behind.
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Twitter Chat for #LancetYouth commission on adolescent health and wellbeing
@NCDChild will be moderating a twitter chat with the adolescent health experts behind the #LancetYouth Commission. The chat will start Thurs September 15th at 8:00am BST London (5:00pm AEST Melbourne).
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August 16 & 17, 2016 | Protecting Children from NCDs: Leadership Advocacy Workshop | Vancouver, Canada
NCD Child is a global multi-stakeholder coalition, championing the rights and needs of children, adolescents, and youth who are living with, at risk of developing, or affected by NCDs. NCD Child is committed to the prevention of NCDs
NCD Child Connect June Newsletter
The NCDChild Connect June Newsletter is now available! This month's newsletter features the reflections of Cristina Gago, a Master of Public Health student at the University of Southern California, who served as a volunteer at NCD Child’s WHA side ...