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Webinar—Context Matters: Assessing Health Systems Context for Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices in LMICs

Deshiree Belis - Sept. 11, 2017
The gap between what is known and what is practiced results in health service users not benefiting from advances in healthcare, and in unnecessary costs. A supportive context is considered a key eleme...
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cardiovascular disease context-specific interventions contextual factors country context evidence-based practice global health care delivery healthworker training implementation research implementation science Metrics & Assessment Tools training and education webinar
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

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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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
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Join us at the Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

Annabel Lavielle - May 20, 2013
We welcome you to join the 9th Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, to be held in Geneva from June 27-29, 2013 at the Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerlan...
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cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs Conferences & Meetings Congenital Heart Disease Global Burden of Disease Global Heart Network Low and Middle Income Countries NGOs Rheumatic Heart Disease Site Capacity Development
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Mapping salt reduction initiatives in the WHO European Region

Salt is a commonly used term referring specifi cally to sodium chloride (5 g salt ≈ 2 g sodium). The positive health impact of reducing an individual’s salt intake is reflected in scientific evidence ...
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cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular Diseases health policy Hypertension Inequalities Nutrition Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention Social Determinants of Health
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

NCD Funding

Nikhil Patil - July 19, 2012
Hi, I'm looking to make a list of funding organizations that support work and research in NCDs. Organizations that target individual NCDs or ones that target comprehensive NCD control work fine. Ca...
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cancer cardiovascular disease diabetes mellitus NCD
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), once thought to be confined primarily to industrialized nations, has emerged as a major health threat in developing countries. Cardiovascular disease now accounts for nearly 30 percent of deaths in low and middle income countr

Sarah Arnquist - Aug. 1, 2011
Cardiovascular disease (CVD), once thought to be confined primarily to industrialized nations, has emerged as a major health threat in developing countries. Cardiovascular disease now accounts for nea...
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book Cardiology cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular Diseases Institute of Medicine
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

FYI, a book about NCD...

Joo Heung Yoon - July 16, 2011
I am a research fellow in Cardiology, and my interest includes cardiovascular and other non-communicable disease in developing world. In the last year, I came across with one book that's quite intensi...
Keywords:
book Cardiology cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular Diseases Institute of Medicine
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Chronic non-communicable diseases

Sarah Arnquist - Feb. 23, 2011
Chronic non-communicable diseases Arnquist Sarah
Keywords:
cardiovascular disease Diabetes disease burden