Treating non-communicable diseases (NCD) is a global health priority. Members of this community share effective approaches to combating NCDs in poor populations everywhere.

Community moderators

Gene Bukhman
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity; Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine; Partners In Health - PIH
Eric Obscherning
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN

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Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project in Barbados

Peter Cartledge replied

---------------AUTOMATIC REPLY----------------- Thanks for your email. I've just moved to Kigali and this email address is struggling to keep up. I'm forwarding my mail on to my gmail account but if your message is urgent you may want to email me directly Many thanks, read more

Updated: 29 Sep, 2016
Replies: 3

Tackling cancer in low- and middle-income countries


In order to carve a way forward in tackling the burden of cancer in resource-limited countries, we need to carefully identify the existing problems, then begin to proffer solutions. some of the challenges to cancer care in these settings could be summarized as follows: -Late presentation due largely to ignorance ... read more

Updated: 26 Sep, 2016
Replies: 2

Boston Children's Hospital - Global Pediatric Research Day - This Wednesday 9/28/16

by Tony Tran

Through an interactive curriculum of workshops and didactic lectures, this course aims to improve the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals in designing and executing ethically sound, and community-oriented pediatric research in resource limited settings. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Researchers, Graduate & Pre-Health Students Keynote: ... read more

Updated: 22 Sep, 2016
Replies: 0

University of Florida Global Health-Hospital Medicine Fellowship

Pacos Gandaho replied

Hello all the team, Thank you so much for sharing this interesting opportunity. Do anybody have a kind of opportunity like this for low-income african countries' general praticionners with relevant experience in HIV care? If you do, it will be great to share it with all of us. read more

Updated: 20 Sep, 2016
Replies: 5

New community members

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barke mbarak

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Tanzania, United Republic of

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Hassan Njete

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Kilimanjaro Christian medical center

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Tanzania, United Republic of; Togo

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Dr. Mwimbe Juna

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Tanzania, United Republic of