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Moving from Informed to engaged and activated... A discussion of Motivational Interviewing and Shared Decision Making

Thomas Bauer - Nov. 22, 2016
In the United States more than one-third (35.7 percent) of adults are considered to be obese. More than 1 in 20 (6.3 percent) have extreme obesity. Almost 3 in 4 men (74 percent) are considered to be ...
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at risk populations CHWs clinical outcomes Global population health health outcomes Motivational interviewing Obesity patient activation Patient adherence Patient Centered Medical Homes Payment Models Rural settings Shared decision making Urban Settings weight loss
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Pokémon a possible solution to patient education and activation?

Thomas Bauer - Aug. 3, 2016
Pokémon has millions of individuals across the world up, active and engaged in the game. Can this type of technology help individuals successful learn about their health conditions, engage and rewar...
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CHWs Global population health motivation Obesity patient activation Patient Centered Medical Homes Patient Education Patient Engagement Payment Models Rural settings
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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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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
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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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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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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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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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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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Advocacy cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control Young People Youth
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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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YPer at 7th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference

Eric Obscherning - April 7, 2016
The 7th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference is this weekend, April 9 to 11th, in San Francisco, California. Dr. Andrea Feigl, a long-time YPer, will present her research ...
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Conferences & Meetings Diabetes Nutrition Obesity prevention
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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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cancer chronic disease Conferences & Meetings Coordination Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines financing global Heart Disease international health knowledge gap Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention pricing Tobacco Control
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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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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
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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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Three Open Positions with Fund for Public Health in New York (FPHNY)

Justin List - Nov. 24, 2015
All three of these positions interface with the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and exciting work with Community Health Workers. Please forward widely to your networks! Communit...
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Community Health Workers Depression Diabetes Heart Disease 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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Event Invitation: 'The Politics of Prevention' - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST AT 6- 8PM

Jordan Jarvis - Sept. 2, 2015
Dear YP-CDN members, We invite any of you who will be in New York City on September 21st to join us for a unique event on 'The Politics of Prevention', hosted by the Young Professionals Chronic Di...
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Conferences & Meetings Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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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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Cities Changing Diabetes

Hester Rice - April 15, 2015
Dear colleagues, I am hoping that you can help us with an interesting urban-health project that we are working on at C3 Collaborating for Health. As you may have heard, Novo Nordisk has recently la...
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Conferences & Meetings Diabetes Obesity
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Short term consultancy - Microclinic International/ UNRWA/ UNFPA

Andrea Feigl - Feb. 24, 2015
Microclinic International (MCI), a global health and development non-profit, is seeking a short-term Arabic-speaking consultant to support two projects in the Middle East with the United Nations Relie...
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Diabetes Heart Disease Nutrition Obesity
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The case against saturated fat

Justin Zaman - Feb. 10, 2015
The case against saturated fat continues to falter. If true, this is one of the biggest public health cock-ups in history. The authors argue that in a way, the obesity epidemic has been caused by the ...
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coronary heart disease diet Heart Disease Obesity