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The second Global NCD Alliance Forum, the most important event convening civil society organisations working on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, will take place in one year, from 9 to 11 December 2017 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE)The NCD Alliance is has a new video shown below to mark the…

Global Development News The New Yorker: One Year After Trump’s Election, Revisiting “Autocracy: Rules for Survival” In the year since Donald Trump won the electoral college, have the dire predictions of his Presidency come to pass? Euroactiv: UN Treaty negotiations: A chance for the EU to champion human rights More than 200 representatives of global…

Global Development News The Conversation: It’s not just O’Reilly and Weinstein: Sexual violence is a ‘global pandemic’ The recent exposure of widespread sexual predation in the American media industry, from Harvey Weinstein to Bill O’Reilly, has elicited shock and sparked debate on violence against women in the United States. The Lancet: The Lancet Countdown on…

As you will be aware, the draft 13th WHO General Programme of Work 2019-2023 (GPW) is now available online in six languages. The draft GPW was developed taking into account feedback received on a concept note through public consultations. The current draft will be discussed at a Special Session of WHO’s Executive Board on 22 and…

WHO GCM/NCD Newsletter   The World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Office of the President of Uruguay, and the Ministry of Health of Uruguay organized the Global Conference on NCDs on how to enhance policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target…

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