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

Our incredible Nada India peer educator Heena sharing 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. And @adicsrilanka  for providing the right guidance. @pradip.mohanty @karthik.vangala @drinkrevolution_india @vnmalviya @vsvpit @NCDAlliance  +IOGT International  

Big thanks to all the young participants from different states of India.


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