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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
The Chronic Disease and Injury Indicator Framework 2014 - Canada

It would be great to see how these indicators related to the Global Monitoring Framework for NCDs.

By Jordan Jarvis on 12 Dec 2014 1 Recommendations 1 Replies
Social Medicine Course in Haiti accepting applications for Summer 2015

I want to know if I'm a Haitian physician can I participate in this course.

By Cassandra Fox on 12 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
A Time to Praise

Having just completed my first semester as a Master’s student of global health, I now appreciate the immensity of the issues and complexity of the challenges that confront those who want to improve the health of underserved peoples. So often, only the…

By Katrina Whitecavage on 12 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Upcoming YP Speaks: "Why the Chronic Disease Response needs Universal Health Coverage"

Thanks for the background information about the history, roadmap and potential benefits , use cases of universal health coverage by Jon. Also, Chelsey’s examples of the burden of NCD’s, integration of NCDs in use cases of is informative. In particular…

By Desiree Neufeld on 10 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
Young Health Programme- launch of WAVE study findings

After almost four years of work undertaken by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, we are very pleased to let you know that findings of the WAVE (Wellbeing of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments) study are now available on the Journal of…

By Francisco Sierra on 10 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
How much does the U.S. really spend on global NCDs?

Hi All This is an interesting read written by Craig Moscetti posted today trying to contextualize the new Council on Foreign Relations report on global NCDs, which includes a $10 million estimate of US development assistance for health for NCDs. The blog…

By Shusmita Khan on 09 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
A special holiday request from YP-CDN

Dear all, The holidays are upon us, and for the first time, YP-CDN is asking our members for their support in donations. Your contribution will allow us to continue our work: launching 2015 campaigns that will challenge global inequities driving the NCD…

By Jordan Jarvis on 09 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Fwd: FW: Young Health Programme- launch of WAVE study findings

FYI - below report may be of interest for those working on adolescent health... After almost four years of work undertaken by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, we are very pleased to let you know that findings of the WAVE (Wellbeing of…

By Seun Adebiyi on 09 Dec 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Forgotten Problems in Global Health-- Please take a few minutes to support!

Dear all, Thank you to those of you who've taken the time to complete the 'Forgotten Problems' Survey. This is just a reminder to others, if you take a few minutes to complete the survey, you can make your concerns heard on global health conditions that…

By Jordan Jarvis on 04 Dec 2014 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
Education, wealth and obesity in low- and middle-income countries

Uselful links !!

By Amina Aitsi-Selmi on 14 Mar 2014 0 Recommendations 10 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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