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Earlier diagnosis of (pediatric) cancers by CHWs

Joris Van Dam - Nov. 20, 2017
Dear All, The other day I ran into an exciting and energizing global health entrepreneur, whose initiatives I thought might be of interest to this forum. Cr Bea Bakshi and her colleagues have b...
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access to diagnostics cancer Community Health Worker diagnosis information & communication technologies mobile Health mobile technology Pediatric surgical care
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Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice to address NCDs - Join HIFA: www.hifa.org/joinhifa

Neil Pakenham-Walsh - July 16, 2017
How can we more effectively meet the information needs of citizens, health professionals and policymakers? We invite you to join HIFA (Healthcare Information For All) - a growing global health move...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Conferences & Meetings Diabetes Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention
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GACD is hiring in London!

Rosie Bartlett - June 14, 2017
Join us at the Global alliance for chronic diseases, currently based at UCL in London, shortly to move to the Wellcome Trust. We need a creative, energetic Senior Programme Officer, to manage our res...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Conferences & Meetings Diabetes job job opportunity Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention
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Reframing NCDs as 'Socially Transmitted Conditions' - new Lancet GH article

Luke Allen - June 13, 2017
An article published in the Lancet Global Health in February argued that the prefix 'non-communicable' needs to go. The paper received a large amount of feedback that has been synthesised in a foll...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention
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Canadian Conference on Global Health LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND? REFLECTIONS FOR ACTION IN A CHANGING WORLD

Urudinachi Agbo - June 7, 2017
On January 1, 2016, the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came into effect to end extreme poverty while combatting health, social and economic injustices - with an overarching go...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Conferences & Meetings Diabetes Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention
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Meeting on accurate diagnostics at CUGH

Catherine deVries - March 31, 2017
For those attending the CUGH meeting in Washington DC next week at the Washington Hilton Hotel, there will be a diagnostics meeting open to all. Meeting title: Accurate Diagnosis: Roles for Surger...
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cancer Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases
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Oncology

sudhir sapkota - March 26, 2017
Many children are facing the problem of refractory malignancies like refractory neuroblastoma, malignant rhabdoid tumor, not responding to standard protocols. The newer chemotherapy agents that are on...
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cancer
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WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs- 'NCDs and the Next Generation' Community of Practice- First Virtual Discussion TODAY & TOMORROW

Jordan Jarvis - March 14, 2017
Dear all, The next year is critical for global NCD policy and action. The United Nations General Assembly will convene a comprehensive review on NCD progress in 2018. As emerging and future lea...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Conferences & Meetings Diabetes Risk Factors & Prevention
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The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era - @ Harvard Medical School

Tatjana Kobb - March 13, 2017
The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era - @ Harvard Medical School Join us via http://hvrd.me/XFOU309KKhV , kickoff of #HQSSCommission. Tweet your question...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Conferences & Meetings Diabetes HQSSCommission Lancet Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention SDGs
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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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Population-Based Approaches to Understanding Disease

David Cawthorpe - Dec. 16, 2016
Two recent publications-one from JAMA oncology- illustrate a novel population-based method revealing the relationship between diseases: http://portal.internationalgme.org/neweventres Population-Based ...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes Population-Based Methods Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention
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2017-2018 IARC Fellowship programme applications open- Deadline Nov. 30

Jordan Jarvis - Nov. 15, 2016
The 2017-2018 IARC fellowship programme is now open for applications and IARC is still seeking interested candidates who would like to spend some time doing research at IARC. Please see more in the De...
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cancer
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Comprehensive Hospital NCD Registries

Data is an issue in Africa, especially for research, monitoring and evaluation. We want to pilot a comprehensive NCD registry. Has this been tried else where? What has been the experience? Is it elect...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention
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New Funding Opportunity from NCI - Collaborative Consortia for the Study of HIV Associated Cancers: U.S. and Low-and Middle-Income Country Partnerships (U54)

Blythe Beecroft - Oct. 4, 2016
Collaborative Consortia for the Study of HIV Associated Cancers: U.S. and Low-and Middle-Income Country Partnerships (U54) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-16-018.html ...
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cancer
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Tackling cancer in low- and middle-income countries

Elissa Dakers - Sept. 26, 2016
According to the WHO, cancers figure among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with approximately 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer related deaths in 2012. The burden is...
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cancer Emergence of NCDs
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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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breast cancer cancer Cardiovascular Diseases fellowship Global Health Fellowship
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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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Share your views on global health and NCDIs

Maia Olsen - July 5, 2016
Hi all, Our project, under Dr. Gene Bukhman's leadership, is working with researchers at Harvard Medical School to assess views about noncommunicable diseases and injuries (NCDI), especially among...
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cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes Publications & Research