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

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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

Closing the NCD community and words of appreciation

by GHDonline Team

Dear NCD community members, Thank you for being a member of the NCD community on GHDonline. We’re proud that 8,000+ of you have engaged in nearly 500 discussions, ranging from topics such as tackling cancer in low- and middle-income countries and diet control in diabetes mellitus, in the community’s six-year ... read more

Updated: 24 Jul, 2017
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Updated: 16 Jul, 2017
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GACD needs a research assistant

by Rosie Bartlett

The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases is recruiting a research assistant to be based in our London offices. We welcome your applications read more

Updated: 10 Jul, 2017
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An Approach to Strengthening Health Systems

by Kerensa Haffenden

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease’s (The Union) International Management Development Programme (IMDP) will hold a training course on An Approach to Strengthening Health Systems, from 14-18 August 2017, in Singapore. Register for this course at Registration closes on 9 August 2017. An Approach to Strengthening Health ... read more

Updated: 06 Jul, 2017
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New community members

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Cynthia Acosta Jaramillo

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The University of Queensland

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Simon Jimenez

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patrick nachipo

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Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre

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