September is always a time of change, as summer ends and the new academic year begins. This year it also coincides with the merger of two of the UK’s government departments: the Department for International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have combined to create the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
The UK Working Group on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), an informal coalition of 23 civil society organisations, is delighted to have been awarded a grant from the NCD Alliance to accelerate the response to the coronavirus pandemic through the first Civil Society Solidarity Fund on Noncommunicable Diseases and COVID-19. The formal announcement from the NCD AllianceContinue reading “Grant from the NCD Alliance to take forward our work on NCDs/COVID-19”
The first event convened by the UK Working Group on NCDs was a parliamentary briefing, held in Portcullis House on 16 May 2018: ‘The global burden of NCDs – time for UK leadership’. The aim was to investigate how the UK’s leadership positions in international development and research could be brought to bear on theContinue reading “The global burden of NCDs – time for UK leadership”