Cities & Hassles: Gamifying city planning to improve health and wellbeing

City planning — or a lack thereof — can significantly affect people’s health and wellbeing, particularly where noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are concerned. A lack [...]

By | October 29th, 2018|News, Op-Ed|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

Our Global Food Challenges: The Decade to Act

When the United Nations launched its new Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 – the blueprint to guide national agendas and political policies for the [...]

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

World Health Day 2016 – Diabetes

April 7 is World Health Day and in 2016 the focus is on diabetes. To celebrate, the team from NCDFREE have put together this [...]

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