Treating 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

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NIH/Fogarty NCD Research Funding and Training Opportunities

By Linda Kupfer on 27 Jan, 2016 6 Replies

Several Opportunities for Global Health NCD and related Research and Training from NIH/ Fogarty International Center: 1) ​Global Noncommunicable Diseases and Injury Across the Lifespan: exploratory Research (R21) (PAR-16-052)…

Carbimazole v Methimazole dosing in Hyperthyroidism

By Leona O'Keefe on 10 Jan, 2016 3 Replies

Our country has nearly completely run out of carbimazole, which we have been using to treat hyperthyroidism. We received a donation of methimazole as a replacement, but I am finding conflicting information on the conversion ratio. NCBI says 0.6 carbimazole…

Seed Global Health, Director of Evaluation and Impact Analysis

By Elizabeth Glaser on 07 Jan, 2016 0 Replies

I am posting this to several groups at GHDonline. I apologize for those on more than one group that will get duplicates. The Global Health Service Partnership is a public-private collaboration between Seed Global Health, the Peace Corps, and the US…

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