News and Updates

  • 30
  • October

Access Challenges to NCD Medicines and Products

  • 30/10/2018

Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension force 100 million people in Africa into poverty every year. It's in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where the impacts of NCDs are most damaging.

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  • 27
  • September

International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction

  • 27/09/2018

Supporting disaster preparedness and disaster risk reduction efforts that include and engage older people

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  • 27
  • September

Grandparent's Day 2018

  • 27/09/2018

Grandparents are contributing around the world to their families and communities. Read Lipi's story to learn more about how grandparents are playing a leading role in supporting the next generation.

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  • 27
  • September

#MeToo Has No Age Limit

  • 27/09/2018

While the recent "#MeToo" movement has successfully drawn attention to violence leveled against disempowered members of American society, there are still women relegated to the margins whose stories are unheard and unheeded. Women of "a certain age," those over 50, have long been ignored both statistically and anecdotally-as if there is a magical age that means a woman is no longer vulnerable to violence and discrimination.

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  • 19
  • September

NCDs Kill More People Than Bombs

  • 19/09/2018

No event disrupts health systems more than a humanitarian emergency. In these situations, manageable conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease can become deadly. Read our blog featured on NCD Alliance.

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