Report from the third NCD Forum in Sharjah

06 Mar 2020 | Advocacy News

The Global NCDA Forum 2020 was held in Sharjah, UAE in February. The theme for this 3rd NCD forum was Bridging the Gap. The Forum was attended by 400 delegates from 40 different countries including representatives of approx. 100 national and regional NCD Alliances and 40+ youth leaders and People Living with NCDs. It offered a unique opportunity for NCD civil society globally to unite and mobilise for stronger action on NCDs. The programme was a mix of plenaries and interactive workshops. Several new reports and projects were launched at the Forum such as the: NCD Atlas, WHO NCD Progress Monitor 2020, BBC Story works.