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Redefining Women's Health: A Call for Action On International Women's Day

Robyn Norton | Posted 03.09.2016 | World
Robyn Norton

It is timely that the women's health agenda move from a predominant focus on our reproductive organs and we reframe the discussion of women's health such that the focus expands to include women's whole bodies -- and the diseases that today are most frequently killing us.

Stopping a Silent Killer in Africa

Heather White | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Heather White

So, how can we meaningfully address NCDs worldwide? It must be done through strategic partnerships, where we leverage the skills and expertise of each player. It's only then can we build healthier and wealthier communities.

American Innovation for NCDs

Michael Hodin | Posted 09.28.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

Twenty first century health challenges - exacerbated by age-related NCDs - require 21st century solutions.

Managers Needed to Beat Chronic Diseases

Stephan Rabimov | Posted 08.23.2014 | Impact
Stephan Rabimov

The increasing threat of non-communicable diseases (often called chronic diseases or NCDs) prompted the United Nations, in 2011, to issue the second political declaration on health in its history, the first being on AIDS in 2006.

Learning from AIDS: Responding to Non-Communicable Diseases

Peter Piot | Posted 09.20.2012 | Impact
Peter Piot

We must rally the whole world around NCDs the way we did with AIDS. Communication messages came from the ground up. Souls were touched. There was a clear ask. It takes time, but we're making a good beginning in building the NCD movement.

Urgent Global Action Needed To Fight World's Leading Killers

John R. Seffrin | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
John R. Seffrin

Efforts to tackle noncommunicable diseases should not rest solely on the shoulders of governments and multilaterals. If we are to bring these diseases under control, we must have a commitment and cooperation from all sectors.

A Costly Silent Killer

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact
Stephan B. Tanda

Improving nutrition is the most fundamental, impactful and cost-effective way to prevent NCDs. The top six diseases, which account for 70 percent of global deaths, are in fact modifiable by nutrition.