We all know about the epidemiological transition. The term ‘transition’ implies the act of passing from one state to the next. I think this is not helpful in today’s NCD climate. There is an overlap…Continue
Like thousands of other Americans, I too sat in a living room with friends during a commercial break of the Super Bowl, filled with outrage as I watched Coca-Cola’s $4 million “America Is Beautiful” ad. But unlike others, it was not the diversity…Continue
What image pops into your head when you hear the words: Non-Communicable Diseases?
Does it grab you in the same way, say, HIV or Malaria might? How does it make you feel inside…? Are you picturing some fat, lazy, middle-aged white guy…Continue
I write to you with grassy-gravel digging into my backside and a 'People-Mover' tyre caressing my back. Our young team from the WHO are asking directions to our bug-filled cabins in rural Wangaratta, Victoria…Continue
Duncan Matheka is a young health professional from the University of Nairobi (Kenya). He is also the African Delegate of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YPCDN) and coordinates the Kenyan chapters of YPCDN. He has led medical…Continue
The escalating obesity epidemic has led an international group of nutrition researchers to focus on measuring how much progress countries are making in implementing healthy food policies.…Continue