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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
UNGA side meeting on Adolescents and NCDs (Sep 22 @ 6:00PM)

Please join us at the Young Health Programme (Astra Zeneca) side meeting in NYC on September 22, "Adolescents and NCDs: Evidence generation and programme implementation to tackle risk behaviours in adolescents." The meeting aims to share research findings…

By Toshiko Kaneda on 28 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Announcing -- New UCSF Global Health Fellowship

Dear Colleagues, The UCSF Global Health Core is excited to introduce the HEAL Initiative, an innovative two-year post-residency fellowship dedicated to equipping physicians with the knowledge and expertise needed to effectively serve in resource limited…

By Phuoc Le on 28 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
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
Fwd: [MCHPNews] $50K per annum PhD Scholarships in Health – Data – Policy – Economics

Thank you for this email I am very interested for doing my PhD in health data science or clinical epidemiology but im still doing masters in internal medecine soon i start fourth year hope to finish next year Iam Dr Nicaise Nsabimana at uneversity of…

By Phillip Baker on 14 Aug 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
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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