This article reviews the funding landscape of NCDs to date, showcasing the key NCD funders globally and articulating the reasons donors shy away from making major investments in NCD prevention and control. The author, Rachel Nugent, offers actionable next steps for the global health community going into the UN High Level Meeting in 2018.
Despite over 45 years of recognition as a public health concern, chronic diseases remain largely sidelined in donor financing and academic pursuits. This article explores this relationship and offers next steps for the emergence of relevant global public health.
In this cross-sectional qualitative study, authors assess existing monitoring and evaluation tools developed for HIV care in Ethiopia and analyze how these tools might be adapted to support NCD services in the country.
Published by CRONICAS in 2014, this report identifies barriers to access to medication and care for patients with arterial hypertension and diabetes in Peru, and is a commentary on fostering responsive policies that strengthen the Peruvian health system.
This commentary, published in the American Journal of Public Health in 2016, discusses how primary care can be redesigned to tackle the global epidemic of NCDs in low and middle income countries, and highlights primary care as a primary platform for a comprehensive health system response to NCDs.
Published in June 2016 by commissioners and advisers of the Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission, this paper summarizes what is known about the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease among the world’s poorest people and evaluates the relevance of global targets for CVD control in this population.
This paper introduces the Decade of Action for Global Road Safety and the UN Road Safety Collaboration, and describes the process of developing appropriate indicators for monitoring and evaluation and data collection process, discusses challenges and gaps in data, and ends with the 2010 baseline estimates for future time series comparisons.
This article discusses the economic and health systems dimensions of global childhood cancer outcomes, using access to medicines as an example of barriers to care. Authors also make a call to improve investment in research that explores the intersections between childhood cancer and health systems in low- and middle-income countries.
This article discusses the intersections between chronic NCDs, poverty, and social inequality in Latin America, and advocates for an interdisciplinary research agenda for NCDs which focuses on social justice approaches to addressing health inequities throughout the region.