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Connecting efforts to achieve health and well-being for all

Last week, world leaders are met in New York to take steps towards ending the growing epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and the increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).  


Supporting Member States to achieve the NCD-related Sustainable Development Goals targets

Achieving the NCD-related Sustainable Development Goals targets”  


UNDP–Bridge Collaborative roundtable discussion

Essential Actions and Partnerships to Accelerate Integrated Health and Environment Solutions  


Integrating Tobacco Control into Tuberculosis and HIV Responses

This Issue Brief outlines how tobacco consumption worsens TB and HIV outcomes and how the integration of tobacco control could increase health benefits and efficiencies  


More than words: Why HIV responses must put human rights centre stage

In community consultations in Nigeria, the descriptions of discrimination and violence shared by men who have sex with men and female sex workers were disturbing and extensive.  


In the operating theatre, male actors still dominate

For centuries the idea of "going to see the doctor" meant in our collective imagery that we would be going to see a male doctor.  


What Government Ministries Need to Know about Non-communicable Diseases

This set of briefs provide policy and decision makers across government with information on how non-communicable diseases (NCDs) impact their sector, and the proactive steps they can take to respond…  


UN’s Health and Development Agencies Join Forces for Good Health for All

Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help support countries to achieve the…  


Time to end the neglect

Despite the fact that tuberculosis, a disease that has been around since ancient times, is preventable and curable, it surpassed HIV as the leading cause of death from infectious disease in 2015.…  


Not a pipe dream: Gender equality and the end of AIDS

Agnes Lungu, 56, and her husband married off their 15-year old daughter. Up until this day she regrets this decision.  

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