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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By Amol Hartalkar on 25 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 13 Replies
NCD Programs/Research in (Northern) Nigeria

?Thank you, yes. This is what prompted me to start this discussion.

By Nikhil Patil on 22 Jan 2015 1 Recommendations 4 Replies
Excited about the Opportunity to Start an NCD Program?

Dear all, not really starting because the CBC Health Services, a Faith based health care organization in Cameroon has been working on NCDs though assorted through out her Hospitals and Health Centers around the country. With great potential that we hope to…

By Mbiydzenyuy Ferdinant Sonyuy on 24 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
What is needed in the future trend of diabetes prevention in Mexico?

An increasing number of patients have diabetes and its attendant complications, and this trend is predicted to continue. In the Latin Americans, the number of diabetic patients is expected to increase from 60 million to 85 million by 2035 (World Bank,…

By Starling Shan on 15 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Young Health Programme- launch of WAVE study findings

After almost four years of work undertaken by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, we are very pleased to let you know that findings of the WAVE (Wellbeing of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments) study are now available on the Journal of…

By Francisco Sierra on 10 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Assessing the global burden of surgical disease

Mark, It seems the link to the survey is no longer functional. As an aside, I think an assessment of the burden of surgical disease would be a great idea! I'm sure you and your colleagues are probably aware of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, but…

By Mark Shrime on 03 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
A Discussion of Global Disparities in Women Cancers

I also was trying to access information about this, but it seems the website www.cancerafrica.org is not functioning. I did find some information on the MSKCC website (attached). But now that this event is over, is there any way to have access to a web…

By Elizabeth Omondi on 28 Nov 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
Job Opportunity - M&E Consultant with MOHSW Tanzania (NCD Synergies)

Thank you very much Olsen Rgds __________________________________________________ *Dr. Stephen K. Muleshe MD, MPH, MSc. PGD (STI/HIV/AIDS) Program Manager, HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria & Other Infectious Diseases East, Central & Southern Africa Health Community…

By Maia Olsen on 26 Nov 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Unspoken epidemic: the NON educating doctors.

I don´t speak Chinese, but imagining how my patients feel when I start talking about NCDs and what the goals and target in treatment are. I imagine they feel I'm speaking Mandarin. Although I work really hard with my drawings and avoiding technical words,…

By Nicole Jadue on 27 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
The Broken Bond: Primary care and Secondary Care

This happens everywhere, rich and poor country, rural and urban. I now work in a rural part of a rich country, and there are parallels to when I worked in urban Kolkata. Ultimately healthcare needs to be seamlessly planned. Business can do it - FedEx can…

By Nicole Jadue on 20 Oct 2014 2 Recommendations 5 Replies
The Future of Point-of-Care Technologies in Cancer Care

Hello, The CFTCC is hosting a workshop on POC diagnostics next week. It is an online and in person class. There is an opportunity to participate virtually if you register online. We will be on the EdX platform. If you are in Boston, you can come in person,…

By Catherine (Cathie) Klapperich on 30 Apr 2014 6 Recommendations 66 Replies
Integrating Mental Health in the Primary Care Setting: The Case in the U.S. and Abroad

Dear All, Thank you again to everyone who participated in our virtual Expert Panel, "Integrating Mental Health in the Primary Care Setting: The Case in the U.S. and Abroad", last November. Starting today until Monday, February 24 at 9AM EDT, we invite you…

By Sophie Beauvais on 11 Nov 2013 6 Recommendations 41 Replies
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