News

The Danish Lung Association has become part of the Danish NCD Alliance

11-02-2020
It is with great joy that we now can publicly announce that the Danish Lung Association has become part of the Danish NCD Alliance

The Danish NCD Alliance began as a programme organization with CISU at the turn of the year

22-01-2020
The Danish NCD Alliance has been approved as a programme organization with CISU and has thereby obtained a four year progranne grant through Danida's Civil Society Fund

Norway launches a development stratregy specifically targeting non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

07-01-2020
Norway has as the first nation ever launched a development policy which specifically targets non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Funds for a new partnership with NCD Alliance of Kenya

04-06-2019
The Danish International Development Agency’s Civil Society Fund has granted 1.7 mio. DKK (approximately 256,300 USD) to the first formal partnership between the Danish NCD Alliance and the NCD Alliance of Kenya.

New grant to Uganda NCD Alliance

27-03-2019
With a grant of 500.000 DKK (app. 75.500 USD) from the Danish International Development Agency’s Civil Society Fund, Uganda NCD Alliance will be able to continue its important work fighting NCDs in Uganda.

New grant to East Africa NCD Alliance

27-03-2019
With a grant of 500.000 DKK (app. 75.500 USD) from the Danish International Development Agency’s Civil Society Fund, East Africa NCD Alliance will be able to continue its important work on regional collaboration and information sharing as well as its international advocacy efforts.

People first: the voices for Universal Health Coverage

11-12-2018
12 December – Universal Health Coverage Day – marks exactly 11 weeks since the United Nations hosted its third UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs in New York.

UN High-level meeting on Non-communicable Disease

26-10-2018
In connection with the UN General Assembly and the High Level Meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) the Danish NCD alliance in cooperation with the governments of Denmark, Tanzania, Kenya along with Novo Nordisk and the global NCD Alliance hosted a so-called side event entitled “Combatting NCDs from the Village to the UN”

UN High-level meeting on NCDs

24-10-2018
The UN High-level meeting on NCDs were held September 27. In connection with the UN General Assembly. Government representatives from more than 50 countries, civil society organization, including the Danish NCD Alliance, were present at the day, to address and discuss challenges and opportunities concerning national and global actions to prevent NCDs.

DNCDA Participates in Preperational UN Civil Society Hearing on NCDs

06-07-2018
In preparation for the UN General Assembly High-level Meeting on NCDs 27. September 2018, 5. June the UN together with WHO hosted a civil society hearing in which the Danish NCD Alliance participated.

New grant to East Africa NCD Alliance

21-03-2018
With a grant of 1.000.000 DKK (app. 165.000 USD) from the Danish International Development Agency’s Civil Society Fund, East Africa NCD Alliance will be able to continue its important work with regional cooperation and international advocacy.

New grant to Zanzibar NCD Alliance

21-03-2018
With a grant of 400.000 DKK (app. 66.000 USD) from the Danish International Development Agency’s Civil Society Fund, Zanzibar NCD Alliance will be able to continue its important work fighting NCDs in Zanzibar.

Grant to support NCD Alliance in Burundi

01-09-2017
With a grant of 200.000 DKK (app. 30.000 USD) from the Danish International Development Agency’s Civil Society Fund, we are able to contribute to the development of Burundi NCD Alliance.

Grant to support NCD Alliance in Rwanda

16-08-2017
With a grant of more than 250.000 DKK (app. 40.000 USD) from the Danish International Development Agency’s Civil Society Fund, we are able to contribute to the development of Rwanda NCD Alliance.

Review of the Danish implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

03-07-2017
The Danish government has volunteered to present a review of the Danish progress on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Danish NCD Alliance supports the efforts to fulfill the goals in the health area.

Health Conference about the Danish implementation of SDG goal 3

16-06-2017
Tuesday 13. June, the Danish Health and Development Network held a health conference together with our good colleagues from Danish Patients and the Danish Medical Association.

The member states of WHO priorities the fight against NCDs

18-05-2017
WHO has asked member states, what for them is most important for WHO to prioritise. A clear first is the fight against NCDs.

The delicious, healthy and affordable alternative

04-05-2017
A traditional lunch in Uganda consists of 5-6 components of starch, accompanied with small bits of meat and a bean stew. The lunch is unhealthy and leads to obesity. We have made an alternative.

Strategy for the Danish NCD Alliance 2017 to 2020

27-04-2017
The Danish NCD Alliance will work for developing sustainable and independent alliances in East Africa through support to capacity development and by engaging in national, regional and global advocacy.

The Minister for Development Cooperation praises the Danish NCD Alliance

22-03-2017
March 21, 2017 the Danish NCD Alliance met Ulla Tørnæs, the Minister for Development Cooperation. At the meeting, the minister praised the pioneering work of the alliance in developing patient organisations for NCDs in East Africa.