Non-Communicable Disease Treatment and Research Center (NCDTRC)

It is known that Non-communicable diseases have contributed to about 70% of mortality worldwide of which close to 75% of deaths are reported to be from LMICs (WHO, 2015). It is also the leading cause of mortality in Ethiopia (NCD strategy, Ethiopia, 2020).

The NCDTRC was established back in 2015 GC aimed at tackling Non- communicable diseases through health promotion, surveillance, research and comprehensive patient care. The center has accomplished several activities ever since


The mission of NCDTRC is to contribute on reducing avoidable NCD-related morbidity and mortality through health promotion, provision of enabling environment, strengthening of health systems, and provision of health resources, partnerships and empowerment of communities.


The NCDTRC aims to create a healthy society that lives longer with optimal physical and mental health and furthermore, aspires to be the best excellence center of NCD in the country by 2030


  • Conduct training, surveillance and research on NCD
  • Promote disease prevention and health promotion about NCD risk factors
  • Render NCD comprehensive treatment and care
  • Perform monitoring and evaluation

Thematic Areas of the center

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Chronic respiratory diseases
  • Cancer
  • Mental health
  • Oral health
  • Chronic liver and renal diseases
  • Physical disability


  1.       Teshome A, Girma B, Adane A., et al (2022): Oral Health Status of Hearing-Impaired Students Attending Special Need Schools in Amhara Region, Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study: Clinical, cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry: 14:19-35
  2. Abebe SM, Demisse AG, Alemu S, Abebe B, Mesfin N (2021) :Magnitude of metabolic syndrome in Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia: A community-based cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE 16(10)
  3. Demisse, A.G., Greffie, E.S., Abebe, S.M. et al(2017): High burden of hypertension across the age groups among residents of Gondar city in Ethiopia: a population based cross sectional study. BMC Public Health 17, 647


  • Ethiopian Diabetic Association (EDA)
  • National NCD office, Ethiopia