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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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Thank you & stay tuned for some exciting changes...

Eric Obscherning - June 15, 2016
Dear YP-CDN community members, First, thank you for being a member of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) on GHDonline. We are so inspired by all the things YP-CDN and GHDonlin...
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1 Year in with YP-CDN: Embracing the Power of Complexity for Good

Eric Obscherning - May 5, 2016
This week marks my 1st year as Community Organizer of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network. I'm so pleased with what we have done together in the last year and I'm so excited about what's a...
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WHO Hosts Executive Director Jordan Jarvis for Webinar on Youth & NCDs

Eric Obscherning - April 28, 2016
On Tuesday, May 3rd, 12:30pm to 2:00pm CET, Executive Director Jordan Jarvis will present in an exciting webinar hosted by WHO titled, "Young Engagement with Noncommunicable Diseases." In an addre...
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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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A WHO GCM/NCD Prompt from Our Own Dr. Kishore

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 26, 2016
Sandeep Kishore, President of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network and a public health physician at Yale University is asking all of you: How can we address the huge gap between produci...
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Let's show WHO we are the spark the NCD community needs

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 22, 2016
The Virtual Forum continues, hosted by the WHO's Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs. Share an answer to either or both of these questions in a comment below! How can we ensure effective nationa...
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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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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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We've launched our #MultiplyChange Campaign! Join us today!

Jordan Jarvis - Nov. 16, 2015
Dear YPers, We are excited to announce our #MultiplyChange peer-to-peer crowdfunding campaign! (https://www.classy.org/events/multiplychange/e58528) Beginning today, and running through Decembe...
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Tiny Drones to Target Cancer (TiDTaC)

Wilfred Ngwa - Sept. 11, 2015
Dear all, I have a request: The work of my team developing new technology to treat cancer was selected as one of three finalist for the BWH BRIght Futures Prize. The winner will be decided by world ...
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GACD Lung Diseases Call - Webinar 6 August 12UK time

Rosie Bartlett - July 27, 2015
The Global Alliance For Chronic Diseases (GACD) invite you to join us for a webinar discussion about our current research call into lung disease. The call is on implementation research to address lung...
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Lung Disease
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Stop the TPP Fast-Track NOW

Pooja Yerramilli - May 12, 2015
The Senate is currently voting on whether to fast track the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which, as currently written, would threaten access to medicines around the world. Please see YP's stance here...
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FLASH MOB IN NYC- Wednesday, May 6th 11:50am

Shana Narula - May 5, 2015
Hi Everyone, ASH is planning a Flash Mob in Times Square on Wednesday, May 6th at 11:50AM with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. This will be done after the Philip Morris International shareholde...
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New global centre launched in India to address chronic diseases

Jordan Jarvis - April 17, 2015
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)60739-5/fulltext?elsca1=etoc&elsca2=email&elsca3=0140-6736_20150418_385_9977_&elsca4=Public%20Health%7CInfectious%20Diseases%7CHealth%...
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cancer Epilepsy Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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John Oliver Takes on Big Tobacco and Trade in LMIC

Erin Little - Feb. 16, 2015
A must-see for anyone working against tobacco and ncds. See link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UsHHOCH4q8 John Oliver Takes on Big Tobacco and Trade in LMIC Erin Little Geneviève Bois Phi...
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Announcing Blog Series on NCDs and Inequality!

Abigail Capobianco - Jan. 23, 2015
Dear YP Community, In response to the Oxfam Report on Rising Wealth Inequality, we are launching a 3-week blog series on inequality and NCDs, starting today with this blog from Maja Pleic: http://...
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The Chronic Disease and Injury Indicator Framework 2014 - Canada

Jordan Jarvis - Dec. 12, 2014
Dear all, Please see the update below from the Public Health Agency of Canada, for those interested: Now On-line: The Chronic Disease and Injury Indicator Framework 2014 We are pleased to ann...
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A special holiday request from YP-CDN

Jordan Jarvis - Dec. 9, 2014
Dear all, The holidays are upon us, and for the first time, YP-CDN is asking our members for their support in donations. Your contribution will allow us to continue our work: launching 2015 campaig...
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Forgotten Problems in Global Health-- Please take a few minutes to support!

Jordan Jarvis - Dec. 4, 2014
Dear members, We are collaborating with the Science & Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, based in Washington DC, on their "Forgotten Problems" Pr...
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