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

Treatment of DM with Oral Insulin!

saurav hamal replied

Oral insulin would probably increase the compliance however the cost and time it will take to reach the market would be subject of concern. read more

Updated: 24 Apr, 2017
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Chronic kidney disease.

Damanraj Poudel replied

Chronic kidney disease can be diagnosed by imaging and blood parameter. UsG showing loss of CMD, contracted kidney with increased echogenecity suggestive of CKD irrespective of the etiology and invariably doesnot require biopsy to prove CKD . Whatever the etiology , final outcome is glomeruolosclerosis, interstitial atropy, and tubular atrophy ... read more

Updated: 24 Apr, 2017
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NHLBI Global Health Implementation Research Webinar Series - Tuesday, May 2, 2017 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM ET)

by Blythe Beecroft

The Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS) in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the NIH, will host the new NHLBI Global Health Implementation Research Webinar Series. This webinar series is part of CTRIS’ efforts to help expand global research and training collaborations, and make readily ... read more

Updated: 21 Apr, 2017
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Mount Sinai Heart Global Cardiovascular Research Program--Job Opening

by Rajesh Vedanthan

Mount Sinai Heart Global Cardiovascular Research Program has a job opening for Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will work faculty investigators from Mount Sinai in the administration, planning, and implementation of activities related to the Global CVD Research Program. The candidate should demonstrate strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills, ... read more

Updated: 20 Apr, 2017
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New community members

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Sumit Mazumdar

Affiliated Organizations

Institute of Public Health, Kalyani

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India

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Ademola Ade-Serrano

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CHISL Innovations

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Nigeria

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Said Muñoz Montero

Affiliated Organizations

Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica

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Mexico