Treating endemic 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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Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too

By Christine Ngaruiya on 20 Jul, 2015 0 Replies

Happy to share this piece/ challenge to EPs to incorporate the NCD pandemic more actively into their scope too http://www.epijournal.com/articles/220/the-eps-role-in-facing-the-non-communicable-disease-pandemic Christine Ngaruiya, MD, DTM&H Global Health/…

Why smokeless tobacco control is very challenging for WHO-SEARO countries?

By PALASH BANIK on 03 Jul, 2015 0 Replies

The South-East Asia Region carries one of the highest tobacco burdens and continues to face a growing public health crisis. There are approximately 250 million smokers and nearly the same number of smokeless tobacco users, leading to more than 1.3 million…

Education arthritis and rheumatic disease

By Michele Meltzer on 18 Jun, 2015 3 Replies

Because of a worldwide shortage of rheumatologists, there is a shortage of teachers in many areas. Innovative educational programs can be developed for both healthcare professionals and the public. Lay people need to know there is may be effective…

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Carolyn Hart

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John Snow, Inc. - JSI

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United States

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mipsang lama

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Patan Academy of Health Sciences - PAHS

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Nepal

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said abasse kassim

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HEALTH; ministry of health; Ministry of Health, China

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