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22 Jul 2021
Nineteen civil society alliances from Africa, Asia, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, and Latin America, and the Caribbean, including NCD Alliance Nigeria, have been awarded grants to accelerate
10 Sep 2020
Despite efforts to reduce the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), the ailments still remain major global health and development burden especially in low and middle-income countries such as Nigeria. According to the President, NCD Alliance Nigeria, Dr. Sunny Kuku, NCDs account for about 60,000 mortalities in the country. Speaking during a media briefing in Lagos…
24 Sep 2019
President, Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Alliance Nigeria, Dr. Sonny Kuku, has said strengthening Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and strategic advocacy can reduce the burden of NCDs across the country.
13 Sep 2018
Until now, some Nigerians did physical exercises basically to shed weight and to get fitter. But the trend has changed.
1 Feb 2018
A recent study has shown that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death in the world, representing 70 percent of all annual mortalities. NCDs are diseases of long duration and generally slow progression. The main types of NCDs are cardiovascular diseases (heart attacks and stroke), cancer, chronic respiratory diseases (such as chronic obstructed…
24 Aug 2017
Stakeholders in the health sector will converge to address the growing threat of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases in Nigeria.
17 Nov 2016
The Nigerian Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Alliance has vowed to cut deaths associated with diabetes, heart and lung diseases as well as cancer being the four major terminal ailments in this category....

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