Access to care

Rethinking care for non-communicable diseases

Strengthening health systems through partnerships in low- and middle-income countries

Niels Anner
Published on April 24, 2023

To strengthen health systems in low- and middle-income countries, partnerships at multiple levels – international, local, public and private – are key. The World Economic Forum and City Cancer Challenge Foundation support and organize new solutions that are piloted around the world, particularly in the area of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Siemens Healthineers partners with them to support access to care for everyone.

Mobile services outside of hospitals

One doctor for 60,000 people

Facts & Figures of non-communicable diseases

Expertise, regardless of location

Ecosystem of stakeholders

Knowledge transfer into the community

Healthcare: A global challenge
Healthcare: A global challenge
Learn about burden of non-communicable diseases like cancer and heart disease in low- and middle-income countries. Hear about new ways to improve access to care in these countries and learn how the World Economic Forum and the City Cancer Challenge Foundation push for meaningful change.

By Niels Anner
Niels Anner is an independent journalist based in Copenhagen. He writes about science, health, technology, business and society in Northern Europe.