ALEPPO, SYRIA
Destruction of property.
© ICRC: TARABISHI, Sana

Non-communicable diseases in humanitarian crises

Worldwide, close to a billion people live in fragile and conflict-affected contexts, and this number is expected to grow.1,2 Among those impacted globally, it is estimated that 274 million people need humanitarian assistance and protection.3 Many of these individuals live with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and hypertension. Partnering for Change is a unique public-private partnership created with a view to help address this challenge.

ALEPPO, SYRIA Destruction of property. © ICRC: TARABISHI, Sana

Stories

Documentary: Living with diabetes in humanitarian crises

BBC StoryWorks and the NCD Alliance launched a series called Facing Forward, which tells the stories of NCDs through the eyes of the people living with chronic NCD …

Business as Unusual: A case for collaboration between humanitarian organisations and the private sector

Copenhagen Business School developed a teaching case study based on the Partnering for Change initiative, which is unprecedented in terms of both its scope and …

Partnering for Change works in close collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Partnering for Change set out to understand the complex challenge of NCD care in humanitarian settings, partnering with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine …

Lessons for global cross-sector partnerships

FSG, a social impact consulting firm, compiled key lessons for global cross-sector partnerships tackling issues related to humanitarian crises. The lessons are based on the …

WHA 2019 side-event: Bringing together actors from across the NCD and humanitarian spaces

At the 2019 World Health Assembly (WHA), Partnering for Change organised an official side event on ‘Chronic Care in Humanitarian Crises’ that brought together …

Non-communicable disease (NCDs) care in Lebanon

Global literature reviews and gaps assessments carried out by Red Cross Red Crescent partners and LSHTM (London School of Hygiene and Tropical …