What are your thoughts? How can we act to counter big tobacco in low and middle income countries?To all people in all nations - Happy No Tobacco Day! This means 24-hours abstinence from consuming all…Continue
Dear all --Nalini Saligram of Arogya World and Sandeep Kishore from the NCD Action Network have just co-authored an article in the Huffington Post entitled "Building a Global Movement: Putting NCDs…Continue
Dear members,Many people have been asking us the question recently: how do we build a global social movement for action on NCDs? Can you share your thoughts? What are the tangible ways we can get…Continue
The Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP, the parent organization of NCD Action Network) is currently seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization as it transitions from start-up into growth phase. This (salaried) position provides an exciting role for a dynamic and globally-minded individual to lead and grow a global community of young professionals for action on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The new Executive Director will be located at Harvard University and also…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 students and young professionals in research and community health promotion projects towards preventing and mitigating NCDs.…Continue
~ By Allesandro R DeMaio. This blog post is originally from The Conversation. It is re-posted here with the permission of the Author.
A little over a year ago, a group of young people – connected by a passion for addressing the leading cause of global deaths – had an idea. Re-brand the way we perceive a group of conditions, and the narrative we collectively conjure…Continue