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Members of the planning group for the East Africa Post 2015 Initiative
17 Mar 2014 - 3:25pm

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as heart diseases , cancer, and diabetes have in the recent past increasingly killed more people globally than infectious diseases. These diseases are linked to behavioral practices such as tobacco smoking, excessive and irresponsible consumption of alcohol, poor diets and physical inactivity among others.
NCDs are spreading rapidly in low- and...

23 Jan 2014 - 12:07pm

The training commenced by a word of prayer from pastor Olal Roy Robert. The participants introduced themselves and where they come from. The training attracted more than 30 participants ranging from nurses, Laboratory technicians, VHTs, counselors teachers church leaders and local council leaders from within Gulu district
The acting in-charge of Bardege Health centre III Gulu district...

12 Jul 2013 - 10:21pm

The First Deputy Prime Minister of Tiang Adhola Cultural Institutions, Zacharia Ochieng Odoi, has Pledged Support in the Fight against NCDs. He was officiating as Chief Guest at the launch of Uganda NCD Alliance branch office in Mulanda Sub County, West Budama South, Tororo District on Friday 28th June 2013.

In attendance were District Councillors, LC III Chairpersons, Religious...

21 Jun 2013 - 1:10am

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The Uganda Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (UNCDA)  has taken an...

7 Jun 2013 - 8:51pm

The Uganda NCD Alliance recently joined Hospice Africa Uganda in celebrating 20 years of palliative care with a week of celebrations between the 13th and 18th May.

The celebration events included a public presentation on the organisation’s accomplishments, a palliative care research day and public lecture, and business luncheon. The week’s celebrations cumulated in a ‘mini-marathon...

29 May 2013 - 10:34am

The Uganda NCD Alliance has launched an innovative new support centre for people living with Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs). Opened on 2nd May in Kampala, the new centre will provide free cancer, diabetes, and heart disease services, including counselling, education, peer support, and advice on accessing treatment.his was a historic day in the fight against NCDs in Uganda”, said Dr Jackson...

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