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.

An important year for NCD

The year 2018 is an important year for the NCD agenda, where it will be subject to a great amount of international attention. In the coming year many international activities with focus on NCDs is set to take place, culminating with a UN High-level Meeting about NCDs in September in connection to the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

A Strong Alliance

East African NCD Alliance has since its foundation in 2014, with support from the Danish NCD Alliance and the Civil Society Fund, positioned itself as an important actor regionally in East Africa and in relation to international actors like WHO and the global NCD alliance.  

International influence

This one-year project provides East African NCD Alliance with the chance to take an active part in the international agenda and promote the problems with NCDs East Africa at the High-level Meeting and other international forums.