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Happy 2017 from YP!

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 19, 2017
As many of you noticed at the end of 2016, the YP-CDN Community was archived and members merged happily with the NCD community. We also launched a new online platform (ncdaction.org) which provides wa...
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Access to essential medicines Advocacy cancer Cardiovascular Diseases Children & NCDs chronic disease Chronic Respiratory Diseases collaborative research Conferences & Meetings developing global health leaders Diabetes Emerging Leaders Essential Medicines Human resources for health leadership NCD Networking noncommunicable disease non-communicable diseases Publications & Research Risk Factors & Prevention tobacco Young People
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Report Launch Webinar TOMORROW- The Lancet Youth Commission on Essential Medicines Policies

Jordan Jarvis - Nov. 15, 2016
The Lancet Youth Commission on Essential Medicines Policies (YCEMP) is hosting a series of webinars to present the recommendations from their independent report. The first webinar will be held on 1...
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Essential Medicines
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REMINDER: Stay tuned for some exciting changes...

Eric Obscherning - June 21, 2016
Dear YP-CDN community members, This is a reminder that on June 27, 2016, this YP-CDN community on GHDonline will be archived. All of you current members will be automatically migrated to the Non-Co...
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Access to essential medicines Advocacy cancer cardiovascular disease chronic disease Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines GHDonline discussions GHDonline.org Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Networking Nutrition Obesity Online community online conference online debate online education prevention respiratory disease Tobacco Control Young People Youth
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Thank you & stay tuned for some exciting changes...

Eric Obscherning - June 15, 2016
Dear YP-CDN community members, First, thank you for being a member of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) on GHDonline. We are so inspired by all the things YP-CDN and GHDonlin...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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YP Geneva Meet Up!

MELLANY MURGOR - May 21, 2016
Hello, This coming week May 23rd-28th 2016, the World Health Assembly will be convening in Geneva. Some YP-CDN members will be present. If anyone is attending the WHA or is in Geneva and woul...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Essential Medicines WHA69
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1 Year in with YP-CDN: Embracing the Power of Complexity for Good

Eric Obscherning - May 5, 2016
This week marks my 1st year as Community Organizer of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network. I'm so pleased with what we have done together in the last year and I'm so excited about what's a...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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World Cancer Leaders’ Summit 2016 - Call for applications

Eric Obscherning - May 3, 2016
Delivering a reduction in cancer deaths within a generation will be challenging. We will depend on the next generation to take on the challenge – people currently under 40 who will be the leaders of g...
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blood cancer breast cancer cancer cancer care cancer radiotherapy immunotherapy nano medicine Conferences & Meetings developing global health leaders Emerging Leaders Essential Medicines leadership Nutrition prevention Tobacco Control Young People Youth
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WHO Hosts Executive Director Jordan Jarvis for Webinar on Youth & NCDs

Eric Obscherning - April 28, 2016
On Tuesday, May 3rd, 12:30pm to 2:00pm CET, Executive Director Jordan Jarvis will present in an exciting webinar hosted by WHO titled, "Young Engagement with Noncommunicable Diseases." In an addre...
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Advocacy cancer Conferences & Meetings Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control Young People Youth
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NCD Short Course at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, August 22-26

Eric Obscherning - April 26, 2016
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and disability globally. No longer viewed as diseases of affluence, NCDs a...
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cancer cardiovascular disease Conferences & Meetings Course Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Global Burden of Disease health policy Health systems Heart Disease Lung Disease mental health NCD Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment on GlaxoSmithKline’s Good News

Eric Obscherning - April 6, 2016
The Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT) welcomes the announcement by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) outlining a new and more flexible approach to patents and intellectual property (IP) to increase acc...
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Access to essential medicines Access to Medicines cancer cancer care drugs Essential Medicines NCD pharma pharmaceuticals
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Study: Estimated generic prices for 4 patented cancer drugs

Eric Obscherning - Feb. 12, 2016
A study conducted on estimated generic prices of four patented oral cancer drugs (imatinib, erlotinib, sorafenib, lapatinib) has been published a few weeks ago in BMJ Open. Our favorite sentence: "...
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cancer cancer care drug Essential Medicines pricing
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Just released: ACCISS Study in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

Eric Obscherning - Feb. 11, 2016
On February 9, Health Action InternationaI (HAI) published a report entitled 'Access to insulin: current challenges and constraints' and The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology published a companion revie...
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acccess to insulin cost effectiveness Diabetes Essential Medicines insulin access pharmaceuticals pricing private sector Supply Chain taxation
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A WHO GCM/NCD Prompt from Our Own Dr. Kishore

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 26, 2016
Sandeep Kishore, President of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network and a public health physician at Yale University is asking all of you: How can we address the huge gap between produci...
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cancer chronic disease Conferences & Meetings Coordination Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines financing global Heart Disease international health knowledge gap Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention pricing Tobacco Control
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Let's show WHO we are the spark the NCD community needs

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 22, 2016
The Virtual Forum continues, hosted by the WHO's Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs. Share an answer to either or both of these questions in a comment below! How can we ensure effective nationa...
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cancer Conferences & Meetings Coordination Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines Heart Disease International Lung Disease mental health NCD Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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A WHO Dialogue on International Cooperation for NCDs has Begun!

Eric Obscherning - Jan. 18, 2016
If you didn't get a chance to register for the WHO Global Coordinating Mechanism's Virtual Discussion Forum (January 18-27), attend our Town Hall meeting this Wednesday at 5:30PM EST to share your ide...
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Access to essential medicines cancer chronic disease Civil Society community Conferences & Meetings cooperation Coordination Depression Diabetes Epilepsy Essential Medicines global health global mental health Heart Disease International Lung Disease mental health NCD Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya?

Eric Obscherning - Dec. 31, 2015
Dear Friends, Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya? We have an opportunity to #MultiplyChange but need your support. There are massive gaps in who has access to treatments in Kenya...
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Access to essential medicines Access to Medicines cancer cancer care Depression developing global health leaders Diabetes Emerging Leaders Epilepsy Essential Medicines Global Drug Policy global health policy health and human rights Heart Disease Kenya leadership Lung Disease mental health Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
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Double your impact on improving access to lifesaving medicines in Kenya!

Jordan Jarvis - Dec. 21, 2015
***For the next 7 days, you can make twice the difference in bringing lifesaving medicines for NCDs to Kenya. *** Dear YP-CDN members, Great news! A generous donor of the YP-CDN community has...
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Essential Medicines
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Position Open: Advocacy and Campaigns Officer (North America)

Steven Witte - Dec. 18, 2015
Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), a U.S. 501(c)(3) organization, is seeking an Advocacy and Campaigns Officer to work full-time in its Washington, DC offices. UAEM is a citizen secto...
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Advocacy campaign Essential Medicines health position vacancy
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Drug Monopolies Hindering Access to Medicines

Erin Little - Dec. 18, 2015
Hi, I was curious if anyone had seen this article or perhaps understood the monopoly laws which have allowed CEOs like Martin Shkreli to combine forces over the past few years. Interested to hear t...
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Access to Medicines Essential Medicines Law phamaceuticals pharma pharmaceutical law
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YP-CDN News: How you can make an impact, field blogs & more!

Jordan Jarvis - Dec. 14, 2015
Dear YP-CDN members, Will you help us train future public health leaders in Kenya to #MultiplyChange? (https://www.classy.org/events/multiplychange/e58528) Our YP-CDN members have the baseline k...
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cancer Depression Essential Medicines mental health