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Let's Go NCDFREE!

Launched by the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network and Australian design firm Local Peoples, NCDFREE (www.ncdfree.org), is a global social movement that will address NCD (non-communicable disease) inequalities and highlight young change-makers striving to make a difference locally and worldwide.

NCDs, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and lung disease, kill more people than any other cause worldwide – 35 million every year. Instead of blaming individuals and painting NCDs as a disease affecting older, wealthier people, NCDFREE will change the narrative to one that shows the NCD burden resting largely in developing countries and affecting individuals in the prime of their lives.

The first step in defining the NCD narrative is through three short films. These films will highlight the global inequities wrapped up with NCDs by profiling the inspiring work of young change-makers in Bangladesh, Kenya, and Mongolia.

For a glimpse of the type of films that will follow, check out our short film: http://vimeo.com/62332644.

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