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Phillip Baker - National Center for Epidemiology and Public Health - NCEPH Asaf Bitton - Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH; Global Health Delivery Project Geneviève Bois - Copenhagen School of Global Health; Université de Montréal Abigail Capobianco - NCD Action Network 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 Rajesh Vedanthan - Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Lancet Global Health Blog- NCDs: Can we and should we not do better? by YPer Sunny Kishore

Great stuff! Congrats Sunny! (And go YP!) Gen Envoyé de mon iPhone

By Jordan Jarvis on 27 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
US Engagement in Non-communicable Diseases Research Symposium in Atlanta

Hi Karen et al, Will any part of the forum be recorded or live streamed and available online? -- Gloria Tavera Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) Candidate, King Lab

By Karen Siegel on 27 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
Nutrition Policy seminar 3-7 Nov 2014

Dear Sir/Madam, Greetings from Public Health Foundation of India ! Globally, undernutrition is the primary course cause of death for 2.6 million children a year, a third of all child deaths. India ranks among the highest in terms of undernourished…

By Shweta Khandelwal on 27 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
YP-CDN/NCD Child Google Hangout Consultation on 'Healthy Living and NCDs' in UNICEF's Facts For Life - Thursday, Aug. 28th @ 3:30- 5pm EST --> Register today!

Dear members, Just a reminder to please register with an email to if you can join us for the Google Hangout for the great chance to contribute to UNICEF's NCD chapter. You can find the chapter here:…

By Jordan Jarvis on 25 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Curative Nature of Nursing

Dear Colleagues, Ever wondered if Nursing is Curative or not? here is a brief excerpt from an article written in Nurses Round which takes on the Curative Nature of Nursing. "Curative care is a treatment and therapies provided to a patient with and intent…

By Ralueke Ekezie on 24 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Job opportunities - NCD Intern at USAID in Washington, D.C.

Just a bit of a correction to this. The NCDs internship on offer at USAID is through the Public Health Institute (PHI)'s Global Health Fellows Program (II). This program is not affiliated in any way with Partners in Health (PIH).

By Stefanie Bienert on 23 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
YHP Reception and Side Event

Hi Elle, there isn't a registration link. You can RSVP to .

By Seun Adebiyi on 20 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
Partners In Health is building its NCD team in Rwanda!

Dear members, The following job opportunities were shared through Partners in Health (PIH). ---------------------------------------------------------- Inshuti Mu Buzima, PIH’s sister organization in Rwanda, is looking for exceptional team members to fill a…

By Jordan Jarvis on 20 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Courier service suggestions

Instead of Courier? get an authorization/clearance from the Hospital needing it in the US, Get an authorization from the Airlines operator in Nigeria with a letter from the hospital stating its importance. Go to the Airport and I identify anyone Heading to…

By Seun Adebiyi on 18 Aug 2014 1 Recommendations 5 Replies
ROLE OF NURSING ENVIRONMENT IN PATIENT’S RECOVERY

Dear Colleagues, This is an Article of the Role of Nursing Environment on Patients Recovery. I feel its worth sharing and discussed. find the full report via this link below. ROLE OF NURSING ENVIRONMENT IN PATIENT’S RECOVERY Having searched and compared…

By Ralueke Ekezie on 18 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
The Future of Point-of-Care Technologies in Cancer Care

Hello, The CFTCC is hosting a workshop on POC diagnostics next week. It is an online and in person class. There is an opportunity to participate virtually if you register online. We will be on the EdX platform. If you are in Boston, you can come in person,…

By Catherine (Cathie) Klapperich on 30 Apr 2014 6 Recommendations 66 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
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