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Young Health Advocates prioritizing NCDs agenda @ Yuva Bharat in Delhi...

Our incredible Nada India peer educator Heenasharing her experience of bringing the change in her community. She was a part of the campaign which raised awareness on #NCDs and its risk factors in slum communities in Delhi. She started with her own family and eventually was able to brought in changes throughout the community with everyone taking active part. She has evolved as a person and is now a lot more confident about what she wants to do in life.
 Yuva Bharat, (Nada India youth leader has been part of the leadership) a youth led initiative organized a three day national meet to set a road map for youth advocates in India to bring in change with a focus on alcohol as one of the major risk factors for NCDs. Nada India Youth Health advocates from different communities participated in prioritizing the NCD agenda  and shared their case study featured in NCD Atlas 2017@NCDAlliance publication   as follow up of  #NCDAF2017.  Big shout out to  Amardeep and Sarvoday Samiti for leading it. …

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Patient Solidarity Day...Nada India spoke about patient empowerment through Education & support...

Nada India Foundation along with Dakshama Health Education organized an event to mark the Patient Solidarity Day on 2nd Dec2017 at The Beginning of New Life, a Nada India NCD network member. TBNL is a peer led Drug Rehabilitation center in South Delhi, India. We interacted with people living with addiction and NCDs as part of patient empowerment process. Nada India peer educators and leaders from near by slums also joined us for the discussion and shared their apprehensions about drug treatment and rehabilitation of addicts. They also shared concerns about health systems and that there is a far more gap between the community and health delivery systems. 
 They were also briefed about NCD and its risk factors, Dr. Ratna Devi of Dakshama and Suneel Vastayayan of Nada India spoke about patient empowerment through education and support.The role of the care giver in the treatment was also discussed at length. One of the patients shared his experience with the purchase of medicines; how t…

HIV AIDS @Nada India...