High-Level Recommendations on NCDs: Turning Suggestion into Action

From May 10-16th, the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on NCDs released a draft of its first report for public consultation. The report provides a [...]

By | May 22nd, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

#WHA71: How Can We Promote Sustainable Change?

This year has already been a big one for NCD policymaking and the NCDFREE team, with a number of high-level events bringing calls for [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|Op-Ed|0 Comments

Podcast: nutrition labeling and the obesity epidemic

Obesity is now a major public health problem globally, including in the United States. Worse, it disproportionately affects children, the poor, and ethnic minorities. [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feasting for our future as millennials table solutions

This week, I had the pleasure of sitting with Jessica Renzella - an Australian PhD student with Oxford University and a budding global health shaper. She [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Millennials are saving the world one hashtag at a time

Something needs to be done about the state of our health, and millennials have the means, the workforce and the willpower to do it. [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Can we eat our way to a healthier future?

The United Nations General Assembly has declared the start of the Decade of Action on Nutrition. Jamie Oliver calls it a Food Revolution. The EAT Initiative are challenging [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Confronting a Global Epidemic of Obesity and Disease: An Interview with Jack Fisher

NCDFREE is a global nonprofit and social movement launched in 2013 that is committed to expanding awareness on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and the urgency they [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Eat.think.share.solve – #feastofideas

This October, NCDFREE has launched #feastofideas, a one month global effort to crowdsource thousands of solutions to our biggest food-related health challenges from people’s kitchens, dining rooms, local [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Action, Advocacy and Accountability in the Global NCD Effort Beyond 2015

This week on PLOS Translation Global Health, we hear from NCDFREE’s Jack and Juliette on the recent inaugural Global NCD Alliance Forum and youth [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Millennial and proud: How youth will shape Global Health in 2030

Dynamic Health Communicator, Master of Global Health graduate and Global Coordinator of NCDFREE for Europe & Africa, Jack Fisher, shares his optimism for the [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments