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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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World Cancer Leaders’ Summit 2016 - Call for applications

Eric Obscherning - May 3, 2016
Delivering a reduction in cancer deaths within a generation will be challenging. We will depend on the next generation to take on the challenge – people currently under 40 who will be the leaders of g...
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blood cancer breast cancer cancer cancer care cancer radiotherapy immunotherapy nano medicine Conferences & Meetings developing global health leaders Emerging Leaders Essential Medicines leadership Nutrition prevention Tobacco Control Young People Youth
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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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Attend the Global Health Catalyst Summit @ Harvard Medical School, April 29-30

Eric Obscherning - April 21, 2016
From April 29-30, Global Health Catalyst and the Dana-Farber Cancer Center (along with numerous sponsors) will host the Global Health Catalyst Summit at Harvard Medical School. The theme this year is ...
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blood cancer breast cancer cancer cancer care cervical cancer collaboration Conferences & Meetings Harvard Health Disparities health technology ICT liver cancer Medical technology mobile applications new partnerships Tobacco Control
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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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Chronic Disease/Tobacco Control - Online/Social Media Coordinator Position Open in NYC Dept of Health

Justin List - Dec. 17, 2015
The NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene is looking for a highly motivated and productive public health professional to be a part of an internationally-renowned bureau. The Online/Social Media...
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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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World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders Program - Application Extension to October 12

Mark Huffman - Sept. 29, 2015
The World Heart Federation is extending the application period for the next round of applications for its Emerging Leaders Program through October 12, 2015. We would like to ask again for your help di...
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Heart Disease Tobacco Control
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PINK OCTOBER LAGOS WALK, RACE & CYCLING against CANCER.

Runcie C.W. Chidebe - Sept. 22, 2015
October of every year is commemorated as International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, also known as Pink Month. The entire month is used for fundraising to support women battling with Breast Cancer, A...
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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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World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders program, 2015-16

Mark Huffman - Aug. 27, 2015
On September 1, 2015, the World Heart Federation will invite applications to its 2015-16 Emerging Leaders program. Additional details are outlined below, in the attached file, and can be found on whf...
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Emerging Leaders global health training Heart Disease Tobacco Control tobacco prevention and control World Heart Federation
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Upcoming Webinar on Trade and NCDs

Benn McGrady - July 15, 2015
The World Health Organization will host a webinar on trade and NCDs from 12:30 central european time on 21 July 2015. The webinar will address contemporary developments relevant to prevention of NC...
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alcohol Nutrition Tobacco Control Trade
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U.S. Chamber Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures

Eric Obscherning - June 30, 2015
YP Community, Below is an excerpt (the full article is attached via link) from a New York Times article from today. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is actively dismantling tobacco prevention measures ...
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Corporations prevention tobacco cessation Tobacco Control tobacco industry United States