The theme for October 2018 Freetown Pitch Night is Life Style and Wellness.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted at the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development in September 2015, recognizes non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as a major challenge for sustainable development. NCDs are projected to increase by 15% by 2020 and the greatest increase will be in Africa.
Non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer are wreaking havoc in our society. The World Health Organisation-WHO- listed four key risk factors for NCDs (tobacco, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity.
If we are to meet Sustainable Development Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-being,- we have to adopt and live healthy lifesylyes.
Freetown Pitch Night is inviting entrepreneurs to submit their ideas or business to be considered for pitching on October 17th 2018. Send a one page description of your idea or business for consideration by August 31st 2018.