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Crowdsourcing innovation to tackle noncommunicable diseases

Tackling NCDs at global scale calls for innovative, evidence-informed approaches that combine new technologies with outside-the-box ideas, multidisciplinary thinking, and cross-sectoral action. The NCD Lab is a dedicated platform crowdsourcing innovation for NCD prevention and control.

Third WHO NCD Lab Cycle now open to submissions

Tackling obesity through innovation and global action.

For its third cycle, the NCD Lab is inviting submissions of innovative tools and initiatives dedicated to tackling the global rise of obesity. As part of WHO’s Acceleration Plan to tackle and reverse obesity in high burden countries and catalyse global action, the NCD Lab is welcoming novel approaches that address the multiple determinants of obesity and have the potential to positively impact people’s decisions around food intake and physical activity

NCD Lab Core Themes

 

The NCD Lab is positioned around three core thematic areas. Discover how focusing on Women and Girls, NCDs and the Next Generation, and Meaningful Involvement of People living with NCDs and Mental Health Conditions is crucial to tackling NCDs.

NCDs and the Next Generation

Reach children and engage young generations in countering commercial determinants and drivers of poor health.

Women and Girls

Reach children and engage young generations in countering commercial determinants and drivers of poor health.

Meaningful Engagement of PLWNCDs and Mental Health Conditions

Create meaningful involvement of people living with NCDs and mental health conditions to build community resilience and participative decision-making.

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