Posts Tagged ‘Non-Communicable Diseases’

From the Ground Up: NCDs, TB, and Resilient Health Systems

Organized by Global Health Council, NCD Roundtable, Stop TB Partnership, and ACTION May 23 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST Club suisse de la presse – Geneva Press Club 106 Route de Ferney 1202 Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Weak health systems that cannot provide a full spectrum of quality care combined with the…

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ENOUGH. Making 2018 the year for action and impact on NCDs

Organized by the NCD Alliance May 21 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM CEST Hotel Intercontinental -Geneva, Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9 Geneva, Switzerland RSVP This high-level side event on the side lines of the World Health Assembly and just 4 months ahead of the UN meeting will seek to “set the bar high” for the UNHLM…

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Driving Novel Partnerships Throughout the NCD Life-Cycle: New Approaches to Preventing and Treating Respiratory and Cardiovascular Diseases in LMICs

Organized by AstraZeneca RSVP As the global burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) continues to grow, it is essential to support patients throughout their lifecycle, from NCD prevention to early detection and ultimately treatment, if needed. Please join us to learn about AstraZeneca’s commitment to doing its part by engaging in and testing new partnerships to…

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Happiness, Health & NCDs – Mind the Gap! How can we make public health decisions that make people happy?

This blog post was written by the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations as part of GHC’s Member Spotlight Series. The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) is a non-profit organization uniting national and regional psoriasis associations from around the world. More details on IFPA’s WHA side-event is available on GHC’s Special Events Calendar. IFPA is a 2018…

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Addressing Non-Communicable Diseases Globally: The Power of Integration

Organized by Capitol Hill Briefing: Addressing Non-Communicable Diseases Globally: The Power of Integration March 21 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM 121 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC RSVP (This is a widely-attended event) Please join the NCD Roundtable members for a discussion about how non-communicable disease (NCD) treatment, prevention, and care can improve health and…

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Youth Spoke Up to Step Up the Pace on NCDs

This blog was written by Victoria Watson, member of NCD Child’s Governing Council as part of Global Health Council’s Member Spotlight series. Victoria has been contributing to their youth engagement work since 2015. Outside of this work, she works as a policy coordinator at Cancer Care Ontario supporting screening program design. NCD Child is a…

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Using a Human-Centered Design Approach for Future NCD Policies

This post was written by Melissa Chacko, Policy Associate, Global Health Council. It is acknowledged that the key to successful community health interventions is creating community ownership and providing the necessary resources to design community-driven evidence-based sustainable solutions. This methodology is often referred to as human-centered design which is innovation that requires engaging people in order…

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2016 World Health Day: Beat Diabetes

This blog was written by Liz Sanders MPH, RD and cross-posted from GHC Member, International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation.  Diabetes is one of the “big four” non-communicable diseases, along with cancers, cardiovascular disease and chronic respiratory diseases.  In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that worldwide nearly one in 10 adults live with diabetes. The WHO and its partners know…

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