Botswana Leads the Way in Fighting NCDs

As the world prepares for a high-level meeting on NCDs at the UN General Assembly in New York taking place at the end of September 2018, the government has called for urgent action on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in the African region. NCDs which include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, mental disorders, and diabetes are now the leading killers on the planet, causing 7 in 10 deaths globally.



  • Botswana:  Botswana Leads the Way in Fighting NCDs

    The Patriot, 18 September 2018

    Botswana's leaders made a call for urgent action on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in the African region on September 17 at a landmark forum held in Gaborone. The call comes as… Read more »

Mike of the Uganda NCD Alliance leads a parade around the community in Kampala to raise awareness of NCDs (file photo).

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