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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 Benn Grover - National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention; Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN Sandeep Kishore - Cornell University; Harvard Medical School; NCD Action Network; Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN Jason Kroening-Roche - Harvard School of Public Health Rajesh Vedanthan - Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Global Health Council's Event: The Future of Global Health 2014, Friday, May 9, Washington, D.C.

Dear YP community, For those of you in the U.S. and around Washington, D.C., I'm forwarding this invitation from the Global Health Council: The Future of Global Health 2014 is a party for global health unlike any other. It is a unique opportunity to step…

By Jordan Jarvis on 23 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
We want to hear from you! Reminder: YP-CDN Member Survey 2014

Dear YP members, This is a friendly reminder to please fill out our YP Member Survey. We'd like to find out more about you, the membership of our global community, and learn about your interests in order to create a roadmap for the future of YP-CDN. Your…

By Jordan Jarvis on 22 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Phase 1 Report: Early-Life Nutrition Linkages to Noncommunicable Disease

Dear GHD: I would like to share with you the SPRING Project's most recent publication, Phase I Report of the Early-Life Nutrition Linkages to Noncommunicable Disease (ELN-NCD) Model: Maternal Interventions to Improve Birthweight and Gestational Age,…

By Alexis Strader on 21 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Forget the epidemiological transition, its all about the rate of change.

Thank you Dr Justin Zaman for bringing up what I would term the reality on the ground for the developing countries (at least for my country Ghana). I think you took the ''wind out of my sail'' as I share the same thoughts about the issues of NCDs and…

By Justin Zaman on 15 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
Please help us #ClosethePainDivide!

Dear members, Access to adequate chronic pain management is limited to the most affluent areas of the world and those with the most resources within those areas. Currently, only 20 countries have fully integrated palliative care into their health systems,…

By Abigail Capobianco on 15 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
What do you know about open access in Africa?

Dear colleagues, I just wanted to share our recent open access article in Globalization and Health. Please read, comment and pass it to your networks. http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/content/10/1/26/abstract Best, Duncan

By Duncan Matheka on 13 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Support our Universal Health Coverage Campaign & Addlife (global health e-advocacy initiative)

This is fantastic, Pooja! I signed the petition and also shared with the WHO Intern Alumni Association to ask for signatures. Best of luck, Jordan -- Jordan Jarvis Executive Director Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network ypchronic.org Tw @ncdaction…

By Pooja Yerramilli on 12 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Vacancy - MSF Switzerland - Medical Advisor "Non Communicable Diseases" - Medical Department

Dear Sandeep, I am a practising oncologist trained at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Please let me know if there is suitable position for Oncologist

By Sandeep Kishore on 11 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Time Sensitive:: Request for support - signatories to letter on labeling in Mexico - by April 15th

This is a clear example of global pubic health advocacy. I am in full support of this idea and my signed letter will be turned in shortly. Thanks Shusmita for this idea. Ibraheem A (MD), MPH Student, Nuffield Institute for International Health &…

By Shusmita Khan on 09 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 5 Replies
Update: YP Executive Team & Member Survey 2014

Done! Welcome for the new members of the Executive Team

By Jordan Jarvis on 07 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 7 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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