On Wednesday 22nd March 2017, the Trinidad and Tobago Non-Communicable Disease Alliance was launched at the Cascadia Hotel. The Trinidad and Tobago Heart Foundation has the pleasure of being one of the founding members of the TTNCD Alliance.
“The TTNCDA members will work together and with all of society, catalyse and monitor policy and actions in all sectors to promote healthy lifestyles and to reduce NCD’s and their risk factors.”
The founding members of the TTNCDA are:
Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society
Chest & Heart Association of Trinidad & Tobago
Diabetes Association Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Heart Foundation
Heartbeat International of Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Coalition for Tobacco Control
Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians
Caribbean Sport & Development Agency
The NCD Alliance is supported by organisations such as PAHO (Pan American Health Organisation), IDRC (International Development Research Centre), CARPHA (Caribbean Public Health Agency), Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC), Chronic Disease Research Centre, CARICOM, University of Toronto, The University of the West Indies, Institute of International Relations (UWI), Canada, and HEU.
To see pictures of this event, head to our "Photos" page.