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 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
YP Speaks: NCD action in Kenya

Join YP Speaks this coming Wednesday, January 28th at 12pm EST for another session. We have Mellany Murgor, a representative of YP-CDN's Kenyan chapter leading our presentation and discussion period! As World Cancer Day approaches on February 4th, we can…

By Desiree Neufeld on 23 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Announcing Blog Series on NCDs and Inequality!

A fantastic piece by Maja! Well done! --- Geneviève Bois +1-514-602-2508 Tw @GenBois *"What's an NCD?"*: an NCDFREE short voxpop clip . 2015-01-23 12:19 GMT-05:00 Abigail Capobianco via GHDonline <

By Abigail Capobianco on 23 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Opportunity: Global Health Teaching Fellowship

Hi everyone, Wanted to let you all know of a wonderful opportunity being offered by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Details below. Best, Rajesh The Arnhold Global Health Institute at Mount Sinai is currently recruiting for the Arnhold Global…

By Rajesh Vedanthan on 23 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Summer 2015 Global Health Internship Position

Summer 2015 Global Health Internship Position Weill Cornell Medical College The Weill Cornell Global Health Curriculum is a comprehensive elective program that provides opportunities for students to contextualize and expand upon their global health…

By Sarah Phillips on 23 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Global Cancer Advocacy Training- March 28-29, 2015 Boston, USA- Applications now open!

Dear members, The American Cancer Society’s Global Scholars Program, in collaboration with the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) and the Harvard Global Equity Initiative (HGEI), is excited host a cancer advocacy training workshop at…

By Jordan Jarvis on 21 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Health Action Initiative ACCISS project

Hi everyone, Please see the following message about Health Action Initiative's ACCISS project, funded by the Helmsley Charitable Trust: Global study launched to examine barriers to accessing insulin and propose interventions to improve access for 100…

By Pooja Yerramilli on 21 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
| YP in the News |

Dear YP, In this New Year, I wanted to kindly highlight YPers and YP in the News -- 1. Justin List: Glocalizing Solutions for the Rising Chronic Disease Epidemic [RWJF Blogs] 2. Benn Grover & Abby Capobianco: The Surprising Role that Social Media Can Play…

By Sandeep Kishore on 18 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Launch of UK Universities Global Health Research League Table

Dear YP friends, Next Wednesday 21st January, UAEM and Medsin-UK are launching the UK Universities Global Health Research League Table, which independently assesses the commitment of UK universities to research that meets the needs of people worldwide. We…

By Jonathan Meldrum on 13 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Envisioning a Transdisciplinary University

Hi All, Here's an article by some YPers that just came out in the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. The article is attached, and here's a link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jlme.12183/pdf Warm regards, Leigh

By Leigh Carroll on 13 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
YP Speaks in January 2015: Tobacco Control and NCDs

Hello Everyone! Just a reminder that YP Speaks starts up again this Wednesday at 12pm EST. Genevieve Bois is presenting on 'Tobacco Control: Callenges and opportunities for action on NCDs'. Visit our Google Plus event page at the following:…

By Desiree Neufeld on 05 Jan 2015 0 Recommendations 1 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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