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REMINDER: Stay tuned for some exciting changes...

by Eric Obscherning

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-Communicable Disease (NCD) community, where a representative of YP-CDN will serve as a Moderator. Together, we will continue ... read more

Updated: 21 Jun, 2016
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Upcoming course: learn to design your own scalable digital course for public health (4-29 July 2016)

by Reda Sadki

Hello, this is my first post on the network. I wasn't sure where to post exactly so I hope it is appropriate here – and would welcome your assistance in sharing the announcement with interested parties. – Reda Sadki ***Call for applications: open access course to develop your own ... read more

Updated: 15 Jun, 2016
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Thank you & stay tuned for some exciting changes...

by Eric Obscherning

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 GHDonline have accomplished together over the past few years in nearly 1,000 discussions led by more than 4,000 people ... read more

Updated: 15 Jun, 2016
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YP-CDN response to AstraZeneca CEO comment: 'There's no point giving free cancer drugs to Africa'

by Jordan Jarvis

---Statement by the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network in Response to Astrazeneca CEO’s comments on free cancer drugs for Africa--- Thursday, June 9, the BBC reported that the CEO of pharma giant AstraZeneca, Pascal Soriot, announced that, when it comes to cancer in “Africa, we could give our products away ... read more

Updated: 10 Jun, 2016
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New Job Opportunities with the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda

by Amelia Angevine

Dear Colleagues, I hope you are well! The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is recruiting for several academic leadership positions, both faculty and staff roles. Please find below descriptions of the positions below. Please feel free to forward this to your networks and encourage any interested candidates to apply ... read more

Updated: 08 Jun, 2016
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New PRB publications on NCD risk factors among young people in Asia

Beatrice Mwagomba replied

Thank you Toshiko for sharing. Young people are a indeeda good target for behaviour change interventions as we strive to curb the growing NCDs burden. NCDs control should really span across the life course. Will comment more after reading in more detail Beatrice - NCDs Control Program Manager, MOH, Malawi read more

Updated: 25 May, 2016
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Looking for Partners for Our Hypertension Program in Tribal Southern India

Vivek podder replied

Hello Dr Sujatha Sankaran I am a 5th year medical student in Bangladesh. I am currently associated and working as executive research officer with largest Medical and dental non-profit, the non-political organization in Bangladesh called "Platform-Bangladesh" run by medical students, dental students as well as doctors. This is a government ... read more

Updated: 25 May, 2016
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YP Geneva Meet Up!


HI MELLANY, KINDLY CONTACT ME ON +254 771809397 OR +254713888104. I AM THE CEO, AFRICA QUEEN OF HEART FOUNDATION) Winnie Gitonga BartschRisk Management ConsultantP O Box 4197-00506Nairobi, Kenya read more

Updated: 21 May, 2016
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3rd Annual UCSF Global Health Bootcamp CME Course, October 11-14, 2016

Nicaise NSABIMANA replied

Thanks for this important information. I will take registration in this course read more

Updated: 17 May, 2016
Replies: 4

1 Year in with YP-CDN: Embracing the Power of Complexity for Good

by Eric Obscherning

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 ahead. My 1st year with YP-CDN has given me a number of opportunities to better ... read more

Updated: 05 May, 2016
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