A short statement on Ukraine and non-communicable diseases

The UK Working Group on NCDs joins the world in its shock at Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and we echo Dr Tedros’s deep concern about the unfolding humanitarian disaster. Non-communicable diseases are a hidden health crisis in this specific humanitarian setting and in the many other conflicts and crises around the world. Statistics from theContinue reading “A short statement on Ukraine and non-communicable diseases”

UKWG survey: NCD prevention and management in LMICs using a life course approach

The UK Working Group on NCDs is conducting an online survey to find out more about how organisations working on the prevention and treatment of NCDs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) understand and utilise the life course approach in their work. We invite you to complete this survey and have extended the deadline toContinue reading “UKWG survey: NCD prevention and management in LMICs using a life course approach”

NCDs and overseas development assistance: a view from a lived perspective

On 12 January 2022, the UK Working Group on Non-communicable Diseases launched a report on Non-communicable Diseases and UK Aid in the Era of COVID-19, commissioned from two consultants with lived experience of NCDs – Dr Zipporah Ali and Dr Helena Davies – who present their thoughts on the project in this guest blog.