Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Non Communicable Disease/Chronic Disease

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

More News In Global Health

Bloomberg: World’s Biggest Health Care Program Must Educate a Half-Billion Beneficiaries (Beniwal, 10/25). The Economist: Famines are becoming more frequent in the Sahel (10/25). HuffPost: What It Means That ‘Virginity Tests’ Are Still Common In Morocco (Ouazzani, 10/25). The Lancet: Urgent medical attention needed for people on Nauru (McCall, 10/27).…

Bangladesh’s Parliament Should Reject Strict Draft Drug Law, Move Toward More Effective Drug-Control Policy

Project Syndicate: Bangladesh’s Deadly War on Drugs Naomi Burke-Shyne, executive director of Harm Reduction International “…[Under the Bangladesh authorities’ draft law submitted to Parliament,] possession of more than five grams of ‘yaba’ — a methamphetamine-based drug targeted by the government’s crackdown — could be punishable by death. … Despite what…

More News In Global Health

Devex: Q&A: How to integrate sexual and reproductive health services into broader health agendas (10/24). Devex: Pregnant women in Nigeria are shunning medical centers. Here’s why. (Adepoju, 10/25). Devex: Enabling people, transforming lives with assistive products (10/25). The Guardian: Child malaria deaths dramatically cut by suppository drug, shows Zambia study…

Public Health Expert Discusses Findings From Lancet Study Roundtable Discussion On Forecasting Global Health Outcomes

Global Health Hub: Forecasting global health outcomes to 2040: new Lancet study roundtable at Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2018 Suchita Shah, family doctor, public health consultant, writer, editor, and primary care tutor at Oxford University, highlights a recent Grand Challenges roundtable, where experts discussed findings from a Lancet study forecasting…

More News In Global Health

Bloomberg: Americans Lose in 2040 Global Life Expectancy Rankings (Tanzi, 10/20). Business Day: Pharma companies urged to do far more to counter superbugs (Kahn, 10/22). CNN: 3 million common procedures in England could become ‘life threatening’ without antibiotics (Picheta, 10/22). Devex: On Message: A new kind of hunger ad (Umuhumuza,…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: UNICEF warns against Yemen’s economic crisis, violence (10/19). Associated Press: Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases (10/22). Devex: Despite famine risk, humanitarian access worsens in Yemen (Lieberman, 10/22). Devex: Nutrition gets a moment at the World Food Prize as global hunger rises (Welsh, 10/22). The…

New Model Of NCD Care In Sub-Saharan Africa Needed To Reach UHC

Devex: Opinion: A new model of NCD care to achieve UHC in sub-Saharan Africa Nick Manuelpillai, medical adviser at the Joep Lange Institute “…In their current state, the health budgets of sub-Saharan African countries do not allow the region to adequately cover [noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)] care for the population. To…

Expert Notes Increasing Focus On Young People, Patient Participation In Meetings On NCDs

BMJ Opinion: Bistra Zheleva: Children, patients, and the young at last have a voice at the U.N. meeting on NCDs Bistra Zheleva, vice president of global strategy and advocacy at Children’s HeartLink and co-founding board member of the Global Alliance for Rheumatic and Congenital Hearts, discusses the recent U.N. High-Level…

More News In Global Health

The Atlantic: A Simpler Way to Get to the Bottom of Mysterious Illnesses in Poor Countries (Yong, 10/16). CNN: Fareed Zakaria GPS: Man vs. Microbe (10/14). Devex: A new ‘forever fund’ for food security (Rogers, 10/16). Devex: IFC releases draft impact investment guidelines (Edwards, 10/15). Devex: Q&A: Listening as the…

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.