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NEWSLETTER - 10 MARCH
  HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK  

Kidney health for everyone, everywhere

One in three people worldwide (an estimated 850 million people) is at increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Similarly, an estimated 10% of people worldwide have CKD; however, estimates suggest 9 in 10 of those are unaware of their condition.
 
This year, World Kidney Day 2020 will be marked on March 12. WKD 2020 calls on everyone to advocate for concrete measures in every country to advance kidney disease prevention.

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Preventing COVID-19 from spreading in vulnerable regions


Individuals with pre-existing conditions, especially those who live in poor and densely populated areas, are more vulnerable to the novel coronavirus. Download World Heart Federation recommendations on #COVID-19 prevention for special populations and in vulnerable regions.
 
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Call for WSO Emerging Leaders programme opens!

 

World Stroke Organisation invites applications from individuals under the age of 45 who have the potential to lead the transformation of stroke prevention, treatment and support at national, regional and global levels. Deadline for submissions is 4 April 2020.
 
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Events - Conference


6th Global Alcohol Policy Conference, Dublin (Ireland)

The Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC), organised by the Global Alcohol Policy Alliance, is the leading forum for the world’s alcohol policy makers, advocates, researchers, civil society activists and practitioners. It’s being held in Dublin from 9 to 11 March 2020.

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Jobs - Geneva, Switzerland
 

Capacity Development
Officer - NCD Alliance


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Stopping the stigma around mental health in Ghana


People living with NCDs can face stigma, isolation and discrimination. For real change to be made, it is vital to hear their stories and learn from their experiences. Discover the story of people living with mental health disorders in Ghana in this BBC StoryWorks and NCDA produced mini-film.
 
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Get inspired by NCD civil society actions in the NCD Atlas


Find out about bold actions being carried out by civil society organisations (CSOs) around the globe in the NCD Atlas, launched by NCDA to highlight this work and share the views of CSOs on the key barriers and enablers to achieving global NCD targets.
 
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Events - World Oral Health Day


Say Ahh: Unite for Mouth Health

World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated every year on 20 March. Organized by FDI World Dental Federation (FDI), WOHD is the largest global awareness campaign on oral health. It spreads messages about good oral hygiene to show its importance to general health.

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Jobs - Geneva, Switzerland
 

Campaign Assistant / Consultant - NCD Alliance


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