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.

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
Ziad Khatib
McGill University

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RE : Re: Patient Education in a developing economy

By KALIMA NZANZU on 28 Feb, 2015 3 Replies

You are right we should give more time on educating our patient. Chronic diseases aren t welcomed from patients and herborists just convince them that they have medicines which will cure they diseases and these patients adhere easily to herborists…

Patient Education in a developing economy

By Regina Agbulu on 28 Feb, 2015 3 Recommendations 25 Replies

Management of endemic NCD like hypertension, diabetes etc in a developing economy like Nigeria has a lot of challenges which bother on poverty, non-adherence to medications, poor hospital attendance and a heavy reliance on traditional practices. Patient…

Director of Clinical Programs

By Neil Gupta on 17 Feb, 2015 0 Replies

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Sharon Langevin

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Medic Mobile

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United States

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Julius Mugwagwa

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Citizens Health Watch, Zimbabwe

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United Kingdom

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Benjamin Langer

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University of Toronto, Department of Family and Community Medicine

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