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The East Africa Civil Society NCD charter developed.

The Charter is handed over to government representatives by Dr. William Lumu, the vice chairman of the  UNCDA.

On 13-15 June 2014, an East Africa NCD Stakeholder Meeting was held in Entebbe, Uganda. The meeting convened a wide range of representatives from governments, alliances, NGOs, academia and private sector committed to accelerating the response to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the East Africa Community countries of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania including Zanzibar, and Uganda. It was organized as part of the East Africa NCD Alliance Initiative, which is led by the NCD alliances of Uganda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Kenya, and Rwanda, in partnership with the Danish NCD Alliance, the global NCD Alliance, and three universities (University of Southern California, Yale University and Aarhus University). The Initiative aims to promote regional cooperation between the East Africa NCD alliances by facilitating the sharing of good practices and expanding partnerships, and is funded by the DANIDA Civil Society Fund

The East Africa NCD Stakeholder Meeting developed and endorsed the East Africa NCD Civil Society Charter. This Charter aims to create a sense of urgency within the East Africa Community to accelerate progress at national and regional levels. The full charter can be viewed in the resources link.