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Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Ears of the Hippopotamus: Manifestations, Determinants and Estimates of the Malaria Burden.

Maimunat Alex-Adeomi - Aug. 9, 2016
Dear colleagues, Driven by our recent discussions on malaria complications, need for entomological surveillance and determinants of malaria severity, I came across this article which gives a snap s...
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Diagnostics & Treatment Global Burden of Disease policy prevention Vector Control
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

NCD Short Course at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, August 22-26

Eric Obscherning - April 26, 2016
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and disability globally. No longer viewed as diseases of affluence, NCDs a...
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cancer cardiovascular disease Conferences & Meetings Course Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Global Burden of Disease health policy Health systems Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health NCD Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

GBD launches state-level (subnational) estimates exercise in India

Kiran Kumbhar - Oct. 26, 2015
An article in a news analysis website describes how the subnational GBD results will be beneficial to both healthcare personnel and the civil society; and how the GBD findings are as much about politi...
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Global Burden of Disease India Politics
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Sustainable Healthcare and Agricultural Growth

Adam Tracy - Feb. 5, 2015
Global Healthcare Innovators, Agriculture is predicted to be one of the greatest opportunities for growth in emerging markets. (See link) Can this opportunity be used to create greater healthcar...
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agriculture Global Burden of Disease healthcare innovation implementation Patient Centered Innovations Technology
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Nomination solicitation: Roux Prize for turning evidence into health impact

Katherine Leach-Kemon - Jan. 23, 2014
Dear all, I am writing to let you know about the Roux Prize, a new US$100,000 award recently launched by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) to recognize individuals or groups wh...
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cancer Depression Diabetes disease burden Epilepsy Global Burden of Disease Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Join us at the Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

Annabel Lavielle - May 20, 2013
We welcome you to join the 9th Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, to be held in Geneva from June 27-29, 2013 at the Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerlan...
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cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Conferences & Meetings Congenital Heart Disease Global Burden of Disease Global Heart Network Low and Middle Income Countries NGOs Rheumatic Heart Disease Site Capacity Development