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49th Ten-Day International Teaching Seminar on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, June 3-16, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

by Mark Huffman

49th Ten-Day International Teaching Seminar on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, June 3-16, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The International Society of Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention announces the 49th Ten-Day International Teaching Seminar on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention to be held in June 3-16 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia co-hosted ... read more

Updated: 16 Nov, 2016
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Report Launch Webinar TOMORROW- The Lancet Youth Commission on Essential Medicines Policies

Mbiydzenyuy Ferdinant Sonyuy replied

Thanks Jordan. Sincerely,Ferdinant. Administrative Assistant, Director of Health Services' Office/ Coordinator, Non Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control Program Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services PO BOX, 1, Nkwen, Bamenda Tel:(237) 674733730 or 690783938 www.cbchealthservices.org read more

Updated: 15 Nov, 2016
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2017-2018 IARC Fellowship programme applications open- Deadline Nov. 30

by Jordan Jarvis

The 2017-2018 IARC fellowship programme is now open for applications and IARC is still seeking interested candidates who would like to spend some time doing research at IARC. Please see more in the Deadline for application is 30 November 2016. http://training.iarc.fr/en/fellowships/postdoc.php POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR TRAINING IN CANCER RESEARCH 2017-2018 The ... read more

Updated: 15 Nov, 2016
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Nov 14 | Global Health & US Policy: Priorities for the Next Administration

Sandeep Kishore replied

> > Dea​r​​​ all -- > > FYI — November 14, the former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Louis Sullivan, MD, will join the Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai for a very special event: Global Health and U.S. Policy: ... read more

Updated: 12 Nov, 2016
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Why do we call these diseases 'Non-communicable'?

Epie Njume replied

Hi everyone, interesting correlates by Zaman, between communicable and non-communicable diseases. Though like Gonzo, I would use different words. I think the key to understanding and tackling NCDs is to appreciate the role the Epidemiological transition plays in each society i.e changing demographics, patterns of disease, migration (increasing urbanisation) and ... read more

Updated: 06 Nov, 2016
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Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: Implications for Care Delivery

by Thomas Bauer

Last week I posted a comment on the Opioid epidemic and its impact..... Join experts and the GHDonline communities beginning November 7 – 11, 2016 to discuss the implications of the opioid epidemic on care delivery. The panel will discuss the drastic surge in the use of highly addictive prescription ... read more

Updated: 31 Oct, 2016
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BWH Harvard CME course: Understanding Global Healthcare Delivery June 9-10, 2017

by Jen Goldsmith

The Brigham and Women's Hospital Division of Global Health Equity is offering for a CME course in Global Healthcare Delivery on June 9-10, 2017. CME credit will be granted through Harvard Medical School. We are extremely enthusiastic about the content of the course which will bring together expert Global Health ... read more

Updated: 30 Oct, 2016
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New Global Health Massive Online Course

Richard Skolnik replied

October 4, 2016 Friends, Essentials of Global Health is now on Coursera I am pleased to inform you that Coursera has just launched a massive online course (MOOC) that I did for Yale, called Essentials of Global Health. You can enroll in the first session by going to: https://www.coursera.org/learn/essentials-global-health You ... read more

Updated: 24 Oct, 2016
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New Funding Opportunity from NCI - Collaborative Consortia for the Study of HIV Associated Cancers: U.S. and Low-and Middle-Income Country Partnerships (U54)

shahidul haque replied

It is the demand of the present global environment to give attention on this NCD issue. I am from Bangladesh. Here needs awareness on this issue massively. As till we are in dark on this issue. Regards ------------------------------------------------------------------- *Md. Shahidul Haque* *Chief Executive, SARPVHouse No-589 , Road No-11, Baitul Aman ... read more

Updated: 20 Oct, 2016
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