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

Recent discussion topics

Dying with Dignity: Hope for Rwanda as a post genocide society

By Dr. Ntizimira Christian on 17 Apr, 2015 0 Replies

During the genocide, a part of our humanity was lost along with the one million who perished. However, We are convinced that the concept of palliative care will bring back this part of humanity lost and will teach us to understand the deep perception of…

Diabetes patient education for low resource settings Latin America

By Diane Sampson on 16 Apr, 2015 3 Recommendations 5 Replies

I'm interested in accessible patient education materials for diabetes patients in Latin America. Anything out there that is in Spanish and appropriate for Latin American (Costa Rica) context?

Job Opportunity - NCD & Injury Policy Advisor, Liberia

By Maia Olsen on 09 Apr, 2015 0 Replies

Hi all, Announcing another 1-year consultancy position with the NCD Synergies project at Partners In Health (PIH) – we are hiring an NCD and Injury Policy Advisor who will be based in Monrovia with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Liberia. As…

New community members

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Rachel Moresky

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Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

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United States

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Sean Duffy

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University of Oxford

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United Kingdom

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Faith Nyirongo

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University of Malawi College of Medicine

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