COVID 19 Pandemic A Wakeup call for African Countries to invest in Digital Health Technology

COVID 19 Pandemic A Wakeup call for African Countries to invest in Digital Health Technology Where health care and treatment are carried out through routine visits and one-on-one interfaces at physical facilities, a long-term lockdown basically translates into serious complications…
| Jan 17, 2022

The East African NCD Alliance Post 2015 Implementation Initiative

This initiative created the precedent that led to the creation of the EANCDA. It brought together NCD Alliances in East Africa, academia and other Civil Society Organizations, parliamentarians and private business to campaign for accelerated response by governments in East…
| Jun 4, 2020

The East Africa NCD Charter

The East Africa civil society NCD charter was also launched on June 13-15 in Entebbe Uganda as a result of the discussions on the results of the Benchmark Survey. The Charter highlights low progress on NCDs in the region and…
| Jun 4, 2020

Statement by East Africa NCD Alliance, NCD Alliance (Global), and Civil Society partners Agenda Item 16: Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development WHO AFRO Regional Meeting, 19-23 August 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 2011 Political Declaration on NCDs marked a watershed moment and an awakening to the need to address NCDs. There has since been significant progress at the global level – such as the prominent inclusion of NCDs in the SDGs…
| Feb 12, 2020

EANCDA mobilises global coalition to call for action on NCDs at WHO Meeting

The East Africa Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance (EANCDA) has decried the low level of priority given to non-communicable disease in Africa and called on the World Health Organization to do more in its power to increase the response of governments and…
| Feb 12, 2020

The delicious, healthy and affordable alternative

A traditional lunch in Uganda consists of 5-6 components of starch, accompanied with small bits of meat and a bean stew. The lunch is unhealthy and leads to obesity. We have made an alternative. Local ingredients The focus of the…
| Feb 12, 2020

Edward Ligondo, Stroke Survivor; A Case of Near Fatal Negligence

Edward Ligondo Konzolo is a stroke survivor from Ikobero Village, Vihiga Sub Country, Kenya. The former high school teacher first learnt about his condition when he suffered stroke on Sunday June 10, 2012, by then just 46 years old. And…
| Feb 12, 2020
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