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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
You are invited: Cost of Cancer Drugs- Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care

Cancer diseases are some of the most expensive diseases to treat and one of the major global health challenges for both developed and developing economies. In seeking a solution to address the issue of the cost of cancer drugs, the panelist will provide…

By Elizabeth Omondi on 22 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Invitation to Boston Student Health Activism Conference

You are cordially invited to an upcoming activist training day for healthcare students featuring Paul Davis (from ACT UP Philadelphia and HEALTHGAP), Dr Megan Sandel (a BMC pediatrician and safe housing advocate), Dr David Himmelstein (co-founder of…

By Katrina Ciraldo on 20 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Hult Prize - Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Dear all, Next week the finals of the Hult Prize will take place during the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. http://www.hultprize.org/en/compete/2014-prize/2014-challenge/ As this years theme is on NCDs for the urban poor I hope that many of our…

By Steven van de Vijver on 20 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Short Course on Prevention Strategies for (NCDs), Oxford, 22 -27 March 2015

Presented by the British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for NCD Prevention, University of Oxford Nuffield Department of Population Health, and the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford. This accredited course is…

By Kremlin Wickramasinghe on 18 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
NCDChild and UNICEF to host Activate Talks side event at UNGA

Hi Christine, Yes, this will be live webcast: http://talk.unicef.org/ Thanks very much! Abby >

By Abigail Capobianco on 16 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
Invitation: Side Events on Urban Health and Sustainable Development

Hi All Eminence, NYAM and partners are organising two side events next week during the UNGA. Attached are the information flayers. Would highly appreciate if you can join or kindly share it among your respective list-servs. For any information please email…

By Shusmita Khan on 14 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Re: Fwd: Reminder: BRAC School of Public Health: MPH Admission and Scholarship- International Application Deadline 20th October, 2014.

Dear YP member, please add the link, it lack the document about the issue detail

By Mwizerwa Oscar on 01 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 6 Replies
Partners In Health is building its NCD team in Rwanda!

Do you offer internships to students? N.B: I am a student from Rwanda and have started up a healthcare program at my school. My peers are so much fascinated about PIH's work in Rwanda and their greatest dream is to become doctors. Having internships in a…

By Jordan Jarvis on 20 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Global Youth Meet 2014: call for delegates

What actually is the program. Could not get the detail information here..... Please repost the details of Global Youth Meet.

By Seun Adebiyi on 23 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 5 Replies
Processed foods & conflict of interest

Hello, I am new to the site, but am interested in food industry, nutrition, and epidemiological transitions, especially in Asia. I know there is a lot of information on processed foods that negatively impact health. Just curious if anyone has thoughts or…

By Jo Jewell on 13 May 2014 0 Recommendations 5 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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