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 Alliance is here.Continue reading “Grant from the NCD Alliance to take forward our work on NCDs/COVID-19”
Several members of the UK Working Group on NCDs participated in the third Global NCD Alliance Forum in Sharjah UAE in February 2020. Below find some excerpts and links to the reflections from these members.Continue reading “UK Working Group aligns to bridge the gap on NCDs”