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Opportunities for Mental health and Cross-Site NCDs with Partners in Health. Check them out!

Christopher Noble - July 27, 2016
IMB Mental Health Director: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=E6409B41DC042E288E81D83F93F4F4BA?org=PIH&cws=1&rid=1587 Psychotherapy Technical Advisor seconded ...
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mental health
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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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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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YP-CDN News: How you can make an impact, field blogs & more!

Jordan Jarvis - Dec. 14, 2015
Dear YP-CDN members, Will you help us train future public health leaders in Kenya to #MultiplyChange? (https://www.classy.org/events/multiplychange/e58528) Our YP-CDN members have the baseline k...
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cancer Depression Essential Medicines mental health
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We've launched our #MultiplyChange Campaign! Join us today!

Jordan Jarvis - Nov. 16, 2015
Dear YPers, We are excited to announce our #MultiplyChange peer-to-peer crowdfunding campaign! (https://www.classy.org/events/multiplychange/e58528) Beginning today, and running through Decembe...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health
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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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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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Announcing Blog Series on NCDs and Inequality!

Abigail Capobianco - Jan. 23, 2015
Dear YP Community, In response to the Oxfam Report on Rising Wealth Inequality, we are launching a 3-week blog series on inequality and NCDs, starting today with this blog from Maja Pleic: http://...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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Role of physician in minimising the chances of depression in patients with chronic diseases

FAWAD AHMAD - Jan. 2, 2015
Its the age of technology and every one having a disease can look for his/her disease symptoms and the disease himself/herself if already diagnosed, can find its prognosis, treatment options etc , but...
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Depression mental health prevention
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A special holiday request from YP-CDN

Jordan Jarvis - Dec. 9, 2014
Dear all, The holidays are upon us, and for the first time, YP-CDN is asking our members for their support in donations. Your contribution will allow us to continue our work: launching 2015 campaig...
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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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Forgotten Problems in Global Health-- Please take a few minutes to support!

Jordan Jarvis - Dec. 4, 2014
Dear members, We are collaborating with the Science & Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, based in Washington DC, on their "Forgotten Problems" Pr...
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Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health prevention
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International Course on Access to Medical Technologies and Innovations: "Balancing between Public Health and Intellectual Property Law"

Abigail Capobianco - Nov. 24, 2014
Dear All, From February 2-6,2015, The Institute of Health Management Research will hold "Balancing between Public Health and Intellectual Property Law," an international course on access to me...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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Invitation: Global Health Trials workshop - pragmatic research during outbreaks

Emmanuel Benyeogor - Nov. 16, 2014
Dear all I would like to invite you to the  next in the Global Health Trials clinical research skills workshops series. The workshop will take place on 26th November 2014 in Lagos and will focus on...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control