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
Ziad Khatib
McGill University

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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…

Arthritis is a chronic disease but what are we doing about it??

By Michele Meltzer on 18 Jun, 2015 1 Recommendation 8 Replies

As many of you are aware arthritis and rheumatologic diseases are chronic and disabling. The current issue of The Lancet again lists Back pain as the number one cause of YLD (years lost to disability)…

Be A Public Health Professional & serve the community

By Vikas Arora on 16 Jun, 2015 0 Replies

Jodhpur School of Public Health, the largest School of Public Health in Rajasthan, India is an affiliated center of Maulana Azad University, a UGC recognized state university. JSPH from its inception has endeavored to address diverse public health concerns…

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alark rajouria

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National Academy of Medical Sciences

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Totugul Murzabekova

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Ward Stevens

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Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

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United States