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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
| Watch Jordan Jarvis @ AIDS 2014! |

Dear YP, Please see YP ED Jordan Jarvis and former WHO Essential Medicines Lead Dr. Jonathan Quick engage in a vigorous discussion on the human rights dimensions on enabling access to public health goods and essential drugs. This was at a session entitled,…

By Sandeep Kishore on 23 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Global Youth Meet 2014: call for delegates

Dear Dr. Kiaty, Great to hear that you fit within the age group! I don't have the application form, but please send an email to and Taposh Roy at for more information on applying. Also feel free to reach out…

By Seun Adebiyi on 23 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
AJPH article on trade

Dear colleagues, Sending an article I saw just came out in AJPH on trade and NCDs with a focus on tobacco. Interesting timing as the YP trade and NCDs meeting was just held last week. http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.2014.302014 Elle

By Elle Alexander on 18 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
| Ranu Dhillon in The Lancet: on Hypertension |

Sunny, thanks for you message and I love the question you raise --- in fact, there is a second part of this letter that spoke exactly to this point that was edited down due to length and scope but hopefully will circulate soon. The short is that…

By Sandeep Kishore on 18 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
IAS in Melbourne

Dear all, I was under the impression the flyer had attached, but it might not, so here I go again. Gen --- Geneviève Bois +1-514-602-2508 Tw @GenBois *"What's an NCD?"*: an NCDFREE short voxpop clip . 2014-07-17 13:35 GMT-04:00…

By Geneviève Bois on 17 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
Cost of Nursing Services in Nigeria/ Africa Part 1

Dear colleagues, This article is one of many written in NursesRound Blog and I see it to be very interesting to have a wider view as well as recommendations. We also wish to discuss the effect of this poor renumeration has on the health care industry and…

By Ralueke Ekezie on 17 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Re-cap of the YP-CDN Forum for Action on NCDs: Mobilizing a Movement for Solidarity on Trade

Dear all, For the many of you who were not able to join us for the forum in NYC last week, please visit News on our website if you are interested in reading about our presentations and discussions on the need to protect health in the international trade…

By Jordan Jarvis on 17 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Fwd: FW: Fall 2014 Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Internship posting

Dear YPers, Please find below another great opportunity: an internship with Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines. Have a great day! Gen --- Geneviève Bois +1-514-602-2508 Tw @GenBois *"What's an NCD?"*: an NCDFREE short voxpop clip…

By Geneviève Bois on 16 Jul 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Fwd: FW: Vacancy - MSF Switzerland - Deputy Medical Director

Thanks for sharing Gen! For anyone interested, I've attached the full job description below.

By Geneviève Bois on 16 Jul 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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