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Global Health Diagnostics

Proposal from WHO to establish an Essential Diagnostics List (EDL)

Madhukar Pai - Jan. 30, 2017
All, I am excited to see this proposal from WHO to establish a WHO Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL), submitted to the next Expert Committee meeting for comments and recommendation...
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Access to essential medicines Essential diagnostics list global diagnostics
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Happy 2017 from YP!

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 19, 2017
As many of you noticed at the end of 2016, the YP-CDN Community was archived and members merged happily with the NCD community. We also launched a new online platform (ncdaction.org) which provides wa...
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Access to essential medicines Advocacy cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs chronic disease Chronic Respiratory Diseases collaborative research Conferences & Meetings developing global health leaders Diabetes Emerging Leaders Essential Medicines Human resources for health leadership NCD Networking noncommunicable disease non-communicable diseases Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention tobacco Young People
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

REMINDER: Stay tuned for some exciting changes...

Eric Obscherning - June 21, 2016
Dear YP-CDN community members, This is a reminder that on June 27, 2016, this YP-CDN community on GHDonline will be archived. All of you current members will be automatically migrated to the Non-Co...
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Access to essential medicines Advocacy cancer cardiovascular disease chronic disease Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines GHDonline discussions GHDonline.org Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Networking Nutrition Obesity Online community online conference online debate online education prevention respiratory disease Tobacco Control Young People Youth
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment on GlaxoSmithKline’s Good News

Eric Obscherning - April 6, 2016
The Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT) welcomes the announcement by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) outlining a new and more flexible approach to patents and intellectual property (IP) to increase acc...
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Access to essential medicines Access to Medicines cancer cancer care drugs Essential Medicines NCD pharma pharmaceuticals
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

A WHO Dialogue on International Cooperation for NCDs has Begun!

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 18, 2016
If you didn't get a chance to register for the WHO Global Coordinating Mechanism's Virtual Discussion Forum (January 18-27), attend our Town Hall meeting this Wednesday at 5:30PM EST to share your ide...
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Access to essential medicines cancer chronic disease Civil Society community Conferences & Meetings cooperation Coordination Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines global health global mental health Heart Disease International Lung Disease mental health NCD Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya?

Eric Obscherning - Dec. 31, 2015
Dear Friends, Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya? We have an opportunity to #MultiplyChange but need your support. There are massive gaps in who has access to treatments in Kenya...
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Access to essential medicines Access to Medicines cancer cancer care Depression developing global health leaders Diabetes Emerging Leaders Epilepsy Essential Medicines Global Drug Policy global health policy health and human rights Heart Disease Kenya leadership Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Nigerian cancer advocate inspired by ACS and YP-CDN starts advocacy for reduction of Government tariffs on cancer medicines

Funmilola James - April 15, 2015
After going through a 2-day workshop and training on leadership and advocacy, sponsored by American Cancer Society Global Cancer Scholar by YP-CDN and ACS, a Nigerian cancer control advocate gets insp...
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Access to essential medicines American Cancer Society cancer Essential Medicines global scholar prevention tariffs reduction YP-CDN
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Access to Analgesics in Bangladesh

Jason Nickerson - Oct. 30, 2013
Hello, A colleague who is a pediatric palliative care specialist is currently working in Dhaka, Bangladesh and is encountering an all-too-common problem of being unable to access reliable supplies ...
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Access to essential medicines analgesics Anesthesia Barriers to Access no anesthesia Palliative Care