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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
World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders - Deadline Extended to October 15

Thank you to those who have applied for the program. To meet interest generated through World Heart Day, we are extending the deadline to October 15th 2014. The Emerging Leaders Program (whfel.org) has been created by the World Heart Federation to form and…

By Mark Huffman on 30 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
C3 Collaborating for Health International Breakfast Seminars series (London)

We are pleased to announce that C3 has a bumper programme of International Breakfast Seminars for the remainder of 2014. Feedback we have received suggests that the breakfast seminars have particular value not only because of the talks but also because of…

By Hester Rice on 30 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Announcement: 47th Ten-Day International Teaching Seminar on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, June 14-26, 2015, Fiji

47th Ten-Day International Teaching Seminar on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, June 14-26, 2015, Fiji The International Society of Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention announces the 47th Ten-Day International Teaching…

By Mark Huffman on 29 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
GH Summit in Ottawa, Canada

Dear all, For all those in Ottawa or close by, I'd like to invite you to the Student and Young Professional Global Health Summit. It is a 1 day event that will take place before the Canadian Conference on Global Health (Ottawa, Nov 2nd to Nov 4th…

By Geneviève Bois on 28 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
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 escalating price tags of cancer drugs, the panelist…

By Elizabeth Omondi on 27 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
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
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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