Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Non Communicable Disease/Chronic Disease

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Upcoming Global Meetings Serve As Opportunity To Advance Action On Tobacco Control

Devex: Opinion: Tobacco is a huge health threat. So why aren’t we doing more about it? Ryan Forrest, policy and advocacy officer at the Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control, and Francis Thompson, executive director at the FCA “…This October, governments who are parties to the global tobacco control treaty…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Survey of 104 countries says 1.3 billion live in poverty (9/20). BMJ: Pandemrix vaccine: why was the public not told of early warning signs? (Doshi, 9/20). City Press: How the mining industry is dealing with the fight against TB (Sangqu, 9/21). Devex: How Colombia battled big tobacco and…

The Lancet Publishes Editorials Discussing Global Efforts On NCDs, Including Cancer

The Lancet: NCD Countdown 2030: strengthening accountability Editorial Board “One of the most powerful forces to emerge from the MDG era has been the idea of accountability. … Governments prefer mutual accountability. But … [w]hat is needed is independent accountability … This week, The Lancet, in collaboration with public health…

Devex Report Examines Impact Of NCDs With Focus On 3 Countries

Devex: Ripple Effect: The Expansive Impact of NCDs “Noncommunicable diseases are the leading cause of mortality worldwide, responsible for a staggering 70 percent of global deaths. The vast majority of those deaths, about 80 percent, occur in low- and middle-income countries, making the prevention and treatment of NCDs one of…

More News In Global Health

Devex: 6 conversations you missed at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (Rogers/Ravelo, 9/14). The Guardian: Affordable vaping for smokers in poor countries branded ‘a human rights issue’ (Austin, 9/14). The Guardian: ‘A lurking beast’: polio casts shadow over Papua New Guinea independence day (Martin/Lyons, 9/15). The Guardian: ‘She didn’t…

FT Health Discusses Cancer, Alternative Therapies, Features Interview With Dutch Pharmaceutical Accountability Foundation President

FT Health: Cancer and quackery The latest issue of the Financial Times’ weekly global health newsletter discusses crowdfunding cancer therapies, alternative therapies, and the WHO’s recent report on cancer rates worldwide. The issue also features an interview with Wilbert Bannenberg, president of the Dutch Pharmaceutical Accountability Foundation, “on his plans…

Governments, NGOs, Others Should Heed Call To Couple NCD, Maternal Health Services

Devex: Opinion: Why diabetes in pregnancy should be on the agenda at U.N. meetings Katja Iversen, president and CEO of Women Deliver, and Leif Fenger Jensen, first managing director of the World Diabetes Foundation “…[M]any governments and health authorities have not yet made the prevention, screening, and treatment of diabetes…

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.