Treating non-communicable diseases (NCD) is a global health priority. Members of this community share effective approaches to combating NCDs in poor populations everywhere.

Community moderators

Gene Bukhman
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity
Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
Partners In Health - PIH
Eric Obscherning
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN

Recent community activity

Happy 2017 from YP!

Sandeep Saluja replied

Happy New Year everyone! May we also plan to come up with meaningful solutions to management of NCD in very remote areas? read more

Updated: 19 Jan, 2017
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Lancet Global Health call to re-name NCDs - your chance to contribute

by Luke Allen

Today's new issue of the Lancet Global Health invites suggestions for an alternative name for non-communicable diseases. See the article here (http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/langlo/PIIS2214-109X(17)30001-3.pdf) This topic has been covered in GHD discussion pages before, please consider submitting a letter to the Lancet Global Health spelling out your ideas in response to the ... read more

Updated: 17 Jan, 2017
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 0

GACD Mental Health Funding

by Rosie Bartlett

The GACD (Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases) has opened its most ambitious call for proposals to date. Applications should be in the implementation science field and partner with Low-and middle-income institutions, or vulnerable populations in high income countries. The deadline is April 11. More details can be found here http://www.gacd.org/funding/calls-for-proposals/mental-health read more

Updated: 04 Jan, 2017
Replies: 0

Population-Based Approaches to Understanding Disease

Oleg Shvets replied

Thank you very much for very useful information read more

Updated: 25 Dec, 2016
Reply: 1

New community members

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DALIA SECIN

Affiliated Organizations

Palm Beach State College

Work Locations

United States

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Stacy Oppliger

Affiliated Organizations

Global Health Connections

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United States

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Suraj Lamichhane

Affiliated Organizations

Grande international hospital

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Nepal