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

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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

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Join Our Discussion: Defining "integration" in the HIV-NCD context

Paul Park replied

Thank you all for your insightful comments and field-based experiences. I think we can all agree that integration has its utility but we remain wary of the reality of implementation pitfalls. If comprehensive, locally available primary care is our ultimate goal, can we agree that overnight attempts at integrating MCH, ... read more

Updated: 26 May, 2016
Replies: 6

Meeting with State Minister of Finance for ensure sustainable funding for Tobacco Control and NCDs.

Vivek podder replied

Hello Syed Mahbubul Alam Thank you so much for letting us know about this. And many many thanks to government and you that these kind initiatives are being taken. I am currently a 5th year medical student in Bangladesh. I would love to contribute by any mean that would help ... read more

Updated: 25 May, 2016
Reply: 1

New research: Is an unprecedented infant feeding transition underway?

Mutamuliza Janviere replied

Dear Grace, you are welcome. Thank you for sharing this study. read more

Updated: 19 May, 2016
Reply: 1

3rd Annual UCSF Global Health Bootcamp CME Course, October 11-14, 2016

by Phuoc Le

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to share with you a training opportunity for health professionals interested in gaining skills in global health. The third-annual Global Health Bootcamp will be held in October 11-14, 2016 at the University of California, San Francisco! I am sure you know many health professionals who ... read more

Updated: 12 May, 2016
Replies: 0

New community members

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erhad bilaro

Affiliated Organizations

MUHAS

Work Locations

Tanzania, United Republic of

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MICHELE HOLEVAR

Affiliated Organizations

Samaritan's Purse

Work Locations

Cameroon ; Ghana

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SAMWEL JACOB RWEYEMAMU

Affiliated Organizations

Muhimbili National Hospital - MNH

Work Locations

Tanzania, United Republic of