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Two NCD related positions at NYC Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene

Justin List - Dec. 8, 2015
Director of Communications & Partnerships Job Description The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene seeks a highly motivated and productive public health professional to serve as Di...
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communications Diabetes employment health policy NCDs 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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cancer Depression Diabetes health policy Heart Disease mental health NCDs noncommunicable disease Obesity prevention SDGs sustainable development goals
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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/...
Keywords:
health policy NCD NCDs noncommunicable disease
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YP Speaks: September 23--Generating evidence for NCDs

Desiree Neufeld - Sept. 13, 2015
Join YP Speaks on Wednesday, September 23rd at 12pm Eastern Time. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Kremlin Wickramasinghe. Topic under discussion: Generating evidence about the links between NCDs, pov...
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development evidence NCDs poverty prevention
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YP Speaks: NCDs and Humanitarian Action, TOMORROW!

Desiree Neufeld - June 23, 2015
Join 'YP Speaks' tomorrow, Wednesday June 24th at 12:00pm EST, welcoming Dr. David Barros of the Mexican Health Foundation. The field of NCD's and that of humanitarian action have generally been co...
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humanitarian NCDs
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YP Speaks: Thursday, March 19

Desiree Neufeld - March 16, 2015
Join 'YP Speaks' this coming Thursday, March 19th at 12pm EST. This week, we have Ana Paula Bortoletto of the IDEC Consumers Group, leading our discussion. She will be talking food regulation in ...
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Food Regulation NCDs Nutrition prevention
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YP Speaks: Wednesday, February 25th #MS

Desiree Neufeld - Feb. 17, 2015
Join us for another 'YP Speaks' NEXT week Wednesday, February 25th at 12pm EST. We are joined by YPer, Dr. Laura Musambayi, speaking to her experience with Multiple Sclerosis (#MS) and #NCD action...
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MS Multiple Sclerosis NCDs
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YP Speaks: "How to accelerate progress on reducing obesity and NCDs globally"

Desiree Neufeld - Feb. 9, 2015
For those that have been following 'YP Speaks' this month, this is a reminder that our next session is WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11th at 12:00pm EST. This week, we have YPer Stefanie Vandevijvere with u...
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NCDs Obesity policy
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Invitation: OAS Event - Invitation: Non-Communicable Disease in the Americas: Awareness, Access, Action

Justin Koester - Sept. 3, 2014
Dear Colleague, The Organization of American States and the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, with the support of Medtronic and Medtronic Philanthropy, are pleased to invite you to...
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Conferences & Meetings NCDs prevention
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Useful new edition of UNSCN News on food systems

Jo Jewell - April 29, 2014
Dear all, You might find it interesting to have a glance through some of the papers in this edition of the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition News, which focuses this time on "changing food systems...
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cancer Diabetes Heart Disease Malnutrition NCDs Nutrition nutrition-related Noncommunicable Diseases Obesity prevention
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Phase 1 Report: Early-Life Nutrition Linkages to Noncommunicable Disease

Alexis Strader - April 21, 2014
Dear GHD: I would like to share with you the SPRING Project's most recent publication, Phase I Report of the Early-Life Nutrition Linkages to Noncommunicable Disease (ELN-NCD) Model: Maternal Inter...
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NCDs noncommunicable disease Nutrition nutrition-related Noncommunicable Diseases
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Why aren't NCDs sexier?

Kyle Turner - Nov. 18, 2013
I recently went on a sunny rant (http://t.co/fkplWgEOgH) about why the average Joe doesn't give much thought or worry to non-communicable diseases, despite it being the world's premier killer. I've m...
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NCDs Risk Factors & Prevention
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Live tweeting from the NCDFREE Global Symposium

Abigail Capobianco - Sept. 19, 2013
Hello YPers! With just five days to go until the NCDFREE Global Launch at Harvard on Monday, September 23, there are only limited seats left for the symposium. If you have not yet gotten your free ...
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global health Harvard NCD Campaign NCDFREE NCD Prevention NCDs noncommunicable disease non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
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Call for Diabetes Research Proposals

Meg Moran - Aug. 30, 2013
Today the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is launching a call for research proposals on diabetes (type 2) in middle and low income countries. It is estimated that 347 million people wo...
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Call for Research Diabetes funding Low and Middle Income Countries NCD Prevention NCDs NCD targets Publications & Research Research Risk Factors & Prevention Type 2 diabetes
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Vitality Institute meeting on technology innovations for chronic disease risk red in NYC

Elle Alexander - Aug. 28, 2013
Please message me to attend! This Hearing hosted by the Vitality Institute Commission on the Prevention of Chronic Diseases in Working Age Americans will focus on technology-based innovations to ad...
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Conferences & Meetings Diabetes Heart Disease Lung Disease NCDs Nutrition Obesity prevention Technology Tobacco Control
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Global Health Hospitalist Fellowship

Vince DeGennaro - Aug. 13, 2013
University of Florida Global Health-Hospitalist Fellowship In July 2014, the University of Florida and Project Medishare will begin the Global Health-Hospitalist Fellowship. Project Medishare is ...
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Conferences & Meetings fellowship Haiti NCDs Publications & Research
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Young People and NCDs: Harnessing the Culture of Technology

Duncan Matheka - July 10, 2013
Greetings, On 2 July 2013, NCD Child released their latest issues paper, ‘Young People and NCDs: Harnessing the Culture of Technology”. The paper was launched in the margins of the 2013 UN Economic...
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Conferences & Meetings Culture Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health NCD Child NCDs Nutrition Obesity prevention Technology Tobacco Control Young People
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New social media project StopNCD.blogspot.com

Ricardo Encarnaçao - May 29, 2013
Hello friends, I just started a social media project about NCDs WWW.STOPNCD.BLOGSPOT.COM Its the outcome of my internship at WHO-Europe in the Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Programme, at ...
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NCDs
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New Article on the impact of soda on health

Thea Joselow - May 9, 2013
Hi everyone, We're really pleased to share this article on the health impacts of sodas and sugar sweetened beverages by Arogya World fellow, Mohinder Watson, PhD. I hope you enjoy it, and encourage ...
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diet NCDs non-communicable diseases non-communicable diseases (NCDs) Nutrition Obesity sugar
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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...
Keywords:
cancer Depression Diabetes Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health NCD NCD Campaign NCDFREE NCD Prevention NCDs non-communicable diseases (NCDs) Nutrition Obesity