This Community is Archived.

Welcome to YP-CDN!

Our mission is to mobilize a global community of young leaders to take action against the social injustices driving and driven by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer and diabetes.

Now that you are a discussion member of our GHDonline community, please also register as a full member at ypchronic.org

- Connect with a vast network of people working to combat NCDs around the world
- Identify real opportunities to tackle local and global NCD social injustices
- Find and share active advocacy campaign notifications and participation options
- Access the most up-to-date NCD news, policy, research, and career opportunities
- Learn best practices in public health and policy advocacy from leaders in the field
- More!

Take up your stethoscope, your microscope, or your voice.

Moderators of Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network and GHDonline staff

Our members seek to build a cohesive, diverse and global community to drive policy, research and social change for a healthy and equitable future. Join us in targeting the social injustice levied by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) world-wide.

Community moderators

Phillip Baker
National Center for Epidemiology and Public Health - NCEPH; Regulatory Institutions Network
Kayla Hansen
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Jordan Jarvis
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN
Sandeep Kishore
Cornell University; Harvard Medical School; NCD Action Network; Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN
Eric Obscherning
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN
Rajesh Vedanthan
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Recent community activity

REMINDER: Stay tuned for some exciting changes...

by Eric Obscherning

Dear YP-CDN community members, This is a reminder that on June 27, 2016, this YP-CDN community on GHDonline will be archived. All of you current members will be automatically migrated to the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) community, where a representative of YP-CDN will serve as a Moderator. Together, we will continue ... read more

Updated: 21 Jun, 2016
Replies: 0

Upcoming course: learn to design your own scalable digital course for public health (4-29 July 2016)

by Reda Sadki

Hello, this is my first post on the network. I wasn't sure where to post exactly so I hope it is appropriate here – and would welcome your assistance in sharing the announcement with interested parties. – Reda Sadki reda@learning.foundation ***Call for applications: open access course to develop your own ... read more

Updated: 15 Jun, 2016
Replies: 0

Thank you & stay tuned for some exciting changes...

by Eric Obscherning

Dear YP-CDN community members, First, thank you for being a member of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) on GHDonline. We are so inspired by all the things YP-CDN and GHDonline have accomplished together over the past few years in nearly 1,000 discussions led by more than 4,000 people ... read more

Updated: 15 Jun, 2016
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YP-CDN response to AstraZeneca CEO comment: 'There's no point giving free cancer drugs to Africa'

by Jordan Jarvis

---Statement by the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network in Response to Astrazeneca CEO’s comments on free cancer drugs for Africa--- Thursday, June 9, the BBC reported that the CEO of pharma giant AstraZeneca, Pascal Soriot, announced that, when it comes to cancer in “Africa, we could give our products away ... read more

Updated: 10 Jun, 2016
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New community members

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REBIE KEDIR

Affiliated Organizations

Jimma university

Work Locations

Ethiopia

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nidal shakour

Affiliated Organizations

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Work Locations

West Bank and Gaza

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Zuhdi Elifranji

Affiliated Organizations

Islamic University of Gaza

Work Locations

West Bank and Gaza