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An NCD-Free Kenya

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1 in 4 deaths in Kenya are NCD-related

1 in 25 adults* are obese

3 out of 10 adults* are hypertensive

13 out of 100 adults* smoke

*30-70 year olds

What are NCDs?

Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are the 2nd cause of death in Kenya. These are the cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases, and mental health. They account for 1 in 2 of all hospital admissions in Kenya.

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Latest News, Blogs & Events

AdvocacyEventsNews
March 28, 2020

Statement On The Covid-19 Pandemic: Meeting The Needs Of Persons Living With Noncommunicable Diseases

COVID-19 does not discriminate and will exacerbate inequalities within societies, with vulnerable groups like Persons living with NCDs likely to suffer the most. NCDAK, People living with NCDs and their…
AdvocacyKnowledge ExchangeNews
March 24, 2020

COVID 19: ABCs of Self Quarantine

KENYA HEALTH PROFESSIONS OVERSIGHT AUTHORITY (Transforming Health Professions for Quality and Ethical Health Care) ABCs OF SELF-QUARANTINE As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to intensify worldwide and in Kenya, the…
Events
September 1, 2019

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Sept 2019

“It doesn’t really matter what we say or do, if we don’t involve the people we are discussing at the table”

– Dr. Eva Njenga, Chair, NCD Alliance of Kenya 

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