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"We are entering a critical year for global health..."

Eric Obscherning - Feb. 1, 2017
We are entering a critical year for global health, where non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will be under the global spotlight. The United Nations High-Level Review on NCDs in 2018 will be a rallying...
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Adolescents and Young Adults cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs chronic disease Chronic Respiratory Diseases Conferences & Meetings Diabetes global health NCD noncommunicable disease non-communicable diseases Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention United Nations Young People
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NGOs providing healthcare in Afghanistan

Anna E. Schmaus - Jan. 25, 2017
Dear all, I am preparing a document for an international donor which will show how healthcare in Afghanistan can be improved. NGOs are an important part of delivering healthcare in fragile countries...
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Afghanistan cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes eHealth elearning Healthcare NCD NGO safe motherhood teaching telemedicine
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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
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GACD Mental Health Funding

Rosie Bartlett - Jan. 4, 2017
The GACD (Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases) has opened its most ambitious call for proposals to date. Applications should be in the implementation science field and partner with Low-and middle-inc...
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community mental health care global mental health NCD
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University of Florida Global Health-Hospital Medicine Fellowship

Vince DeGennaro - Sept. 19, 2016
http://id.medicine.ufl.edu/fellowship/global-health-hospitalist-fellowship/ The University of Florida and Innovating Health International have begun recruitment for the 2017-2018 class of the Globa...
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cancer Fellowship opportunity Global Health Fellowship Haiti innovating health Medical fellowship NCD Publications and Announcements
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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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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
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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
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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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cancer Conferences & Meetings Coordination Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease International Lung Disease mental health NCD Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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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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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
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Article on NCD burden for policy-makers

Christine Ngaruiya - Oct. 13, 2015
Hello: I am sharing an Op-Ed piece I've written pegged around the SDGs that was published in "The Hill" today, Washington's number one circulated publication on Capitol Hill. http://thehill.com/...
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health policy NCD NCDs noncommunicable disease
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Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too

Christine Ngaruiya - July 20, 2015
Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too http://www.epijournal.com/articles/220/the-eps-role-in-facing-the-non-communicable-dis...
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developing countries Emergency medicine NCD noncommunicable disease
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Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too

Christine Ngaruiya - July 20, 2015
Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too http://www.epijournal.com/articles/220/the-eps-role-in-facing-the-non-communicable-dis...
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Review of Legislations and Policies to Control Non Communicable Diseases in Bangladesh

Syed Mahbubul Alam - Feb. 3, 2015
Integrated approach is very important to reduce NCD threats with in country. To ensure participation of each relevant agencies Bangladesh has conducted a review work on NCD (Non-Communicable Disease)...
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cancer Children & NCDs NCD Policy Review Risk Factors & Prevention
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Unspoken epidemic: the NON educating doctors.

Nicole Jadue - Oct. 27, 2014
I don´t speak Chinese, but imagining how my patients feel when I start talking about NCDs and what the goals and target in treatment are. I imagine they feel I'm speaking Mandarin. Although I work rea...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes education NCD Patient adherence Patient Education resource poor setting resource-poor settings Risk Factors & Prevention
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Blog: Supporting population-based approaches to preventing NCDs

Dear all, Sharing the link for this Plos Global Health blog. Supporting population-based approaches to preventing NCDs with the new WHO Collaborating centre, University of Oxford. http://blog...
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health promotion Heart Disease NCD prevention
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Do you want to do hands-on NCD research? Post Doc vacancy in Peru

Jaime Miranda - April 29, 2014
#PostDoctoralFellowship CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, one of the 11 Centers of Excellence of the UnitedHealth/NHLBI Network, is looking for a post-doctoral fellow who has recen...
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Tackling the Crisis of Chronic Disease: What Needs to Be Done. Nov 14, 2013

Maggie Sullivan - Nov. 2, 2013
A wonderful opportunity for nurses who work, or are interested, in NCDs (non-communicable diseases). You can attend in person if you're in DC, or via live webcast at: www.SmartGlobalHealth.org/Live. E...
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NCDs in humanitarian aid context

Ziad Khatib - Sept. 8, 2013
Dear colleagues, This paper, entitled "Syrian Refugees, between rocky crisis in Syria and hard inaccessibility to healthcare services in Lebanon and Jordan" was done with collaboration with colleague...
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Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes humanitarian crisis Jordan Lebanon NCD Publications & Research Refugees Syria
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MRC Funding Opp, with NCD focus

Rosie Bartlett - July 10, 2013
Take a look at MRC's latest funding opportunity with an NCD focus http://www.gacd.org/homepage/news/15millionfortheMedicalResearchCouncilJointGlobalHealthTrialsScheme MRC Funding Opp, with NCD focus ...
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cancer Depression Diabetes funding Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health NCD Obesity prevention Research Tobacco Control
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Three Days Left!! NCDFREE Tweet of the Day!

Abigail Capobianco - April 26, 2013
Hi Everyone! Three days left for NCDFREE's crowdfunding campaign! Momentum at this time is crucial as we are so close to our goal! Today's Tweet of the Day is: Factors like lack of access to he...
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cancer Depression Diabetes Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health NCD NCD Campaign NCDFREE NCD Prevention NCDs non-communicable diseases (NCDs) Nutrition Obesity