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

Expert opinion to establish Health Promotion Foundation for disease prevention

By Syed Mahbubul Alam on 25 May, 2015 2 Replies

Due to unhealthy food habit and lifestyle, smoking and addiction to tobacco, drug addiction and unplanned urbanization; Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs; heart attack, stroke, various cancers, diabetes) are rapidly increasing in Bangladesh. According to…

Addressing Mental Health Stigma

By Sudip Bhandari on 18 May, 2015 12 Recommendations 56 Replies

Mental illness is a major contributor to the burden of disease worldwide, accounting for 37% of healthy life years lost from Noncommunicable Diseases (WHO, 2010). The 2010 Global Burden of Disease study prepared by a team of scholars from Harvard School of…

Invitation to the NIH Point of Care Technology Network Symposium 19 May 2015

By Jessica Ludvigsen on 07 May, 2015 0 Replies

We would like to pass this along from member Catherine Klapperich: This year Mehmet Toner, PhD, is our Keynote Speaker. Join us at the Boston University Photonics Center on 19 May 2015 for talks and posters on emerging technologies in cancer care, primary…

New community members

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Modeline Jean

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Palm Beach State College

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United States

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Cynthia Todd

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hospital

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United States

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Michel Juarez

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Wuqu' Kawoq, SA

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Guatemala