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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
Universal Health Coverage Campaign & Addlife (a new global health e-advocacy initiative)

Addlife, a grassroots advocacy organization which hosts campaigns on health related issues, launched this week with a petition on Universal Health Coverage. Specifically, our campaign calls upon the World Health Organization (WHO) to set up ‘regional task…

By Pooja Yerramilli on 12 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Routine data collection tools for NCDs

Kia ora Emmanuel In New Zealand we have an mHealth company Kinrossgroup.com that developed simple data capture using mobile phones in Fiji for ILI surveillance (WHO initiative). They are now working with health providers in NZ and Australia to use the same…

By EMMANUEL ABATTA on 11 Apr 2014 1 Recommendations 8 Replies
HHI Clinical Programs Director Position Open

About Our Organization Health Horizons International (HHI) is a non-profit organization working to improve community health and expand access to quality health care in the Dominican Republic. We support a comprehensive model of health promotion that…

By Haley Burns on 19 Mar 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Executive Director Position Now Open

About Our Organization Health Horizons International (HHI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving community health and primary health care in the Dominican Republic. Our comprehensive model of health promotion is the only one of its kind in…

By Haley Burns on 19 Feb 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Excellence in Diabetes 2014, Doha, Qatar, 28 February - 2 March 2014

Just to inform you all that the Excellence in Diabetes 2014 conference will take place in Doha, Qatar from 28 February - 2 March 2014, jointly held with the Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes, and supported by the Qatar Diabetes Association and the…

By Patrizia Schmid on 13 Feb 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Invitation from the NIBIB Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care

Hello, everyone! Thank you for your response. I have a nice set of reviewers now! If you are interested in the Center and our future activities and calls for funding, check out www.bu.edu/ftcc All my best, Cathie

By Catherine (Cathie) Klapperich on 12 Feb 2014 0 Recommendations 10 Replies
PAHO Recruiting a new head of NCDs and Disabilities Unit

Colleagues, Some may be interested in the job posting from the Pan American Health Organization for a new head of the NCDs and Disabilities Unit Best wishes, Jeff Meer, Public Health Institute

By Jeff Meer on 10 Feb 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Is absolute CVD risk assessment feasible in Sub-Saharan Africa

Robert, we are on the same page on this...in fact, lack of prospective studies has limited even the credibility of the current WHO global burden of disease estimates for Sub-Saharan Africa. A pragmatic solution would be starting with a validated non-lab…

By Jacob Kariuki on 03 Feb 2014 0 Recommendations 4 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
Young People, NCDs, & Disability: Maximising Capacity Across the Life-Course

Tnx So much just came accross it now. So useful and I suggest we should try and talk more on children especially neonates.

By Yen Thanh Mac on 23 Sep 2013 1 Recommendations 2 Replies
Introductions

Hello All, I am David Adeyemi, MD MPH with majors in Epidemiology. I am currently working with the Nigerian Affiliate of the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland as a Research Coordinator. My focus is basically NCD Epidemiology, with keen…

By Ziad Khatib on 30 Nov 2012 2 Recommendations 46 Replies
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