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YP-CDN joins civil society groups in Africa to urge WHO AFRO to prioritize NCDs

Civil society groups across Africa were disappointed with the lack of prioritization of NCDs in the 2016 WHO AFRO Regional Committee Meeting and issued the following statement. 

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YP-CDN joins civil society groups in Africa to urge WHO AFRO to prioritize NCDs
YP-CDN joins civil society groups in Africa to urge WHO AFRO to prioritize NCDs

NCD Short Course at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, August 22-26

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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are responsible for the greatest burden of death and disability globally. No longer viewed as diseases of affluence, NCDs are of critical importance to all countries and are firmly on the global political agenda.

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NCD Short Course at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, August 22-26
NCD Short Course at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, August 22-26

What is next after the 69th World Health Assembly #WHA69? A call to action towards the 2018 UN High Level Meeting on NCDs

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It is amazing how for six intense days, a relatively small number of individuals meet in a small, very expensive city to deliberate on the world’s health issues. Health issues that impact lives not only for those in these discussions, but radiate out to every corner of the world.

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What is next after the 69th World Health Assembly #WHA69? A call to action towards the 2018 UN High Level Meeting on NCDs
What is next after the 69th World Health Assembly #WHA69? A call to action towards the 2018 UN High Level Meeting on NCDs

Unlocking the Floodgates: A Novel Strategy to Pass Soda Taxes

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Obesity is a global pandemic. It is one of the key risk factors for chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. As prevalence continues to rise in both emerging economies and high-income countries, public health has focused on two key risk factors: physical inactivity and unhealthy diet.

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Unlocking the Floodgates: A Novel Strategy to Pass Soda Taxes

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