Zimbabwe National Commission holds inaugural meeting

Zimbabwe National Commission holds inaugural meeting

The Zimbabwe NCDI Poverty Commission convened its inaugural meeting 23-24 September 2019 in Harare. During the two-day meeting, the Commission assessed the NCDI burden in Zimbabwe, completed a priority-setting process to identify priority NCDI conditions, and reviewed health interventions to address these conditions, taking equity and cost-effectiveness into account.

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Lancet Commission Co-Chair Ana Mocumbi publishes article that examines pattern of emergency presentations for NCDs and injuries in Mozambique

Lancet Commission Co-Chair Ana Mocumbi publishes article that examines pattern of emergency presentations for NCDs and injuries in Mozambique

Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission Co-Chair Ana Mocumbi was lead author of a research article that studied individuals presenting to the emergency departments of three hospitals to generate reliable and robust data describing the pattern of emergency presentations attributable to communicable diseases (CDs), non-communicable disease (NCDs) and injuries in three different regions of Mozambique.

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Nepal NCDI Poverty Commission reviews progress on Phase 2 agenda

Nepal NCDI Poverty Commission reviews progress on Phase 2 agenda

The Nepal NCDI Poverty Commission met in Kathmandu on 6 June 2019 to conduct a mid-term review of activities undertaken in Phase 2 of their work, following publication of their Phase 1 report in March 2018. The Commission’s key objectives for this second phase include developing and piloting models for integrated delivery of NCDI services at health centers and first-level hospitals. 

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"Integration science" for the NCDs and injuries of the poorest billion and UHC highlighted at PMAC event

The Program in Global NCDs and Social Change (PGNCDSC) at Harvard Medical School, Partners In Health, and the Helmsley Charitable Trust organized and hosted a side session at the Prince Mahidol Award Conference in Bangkok on January 29 dedicated to Integration Science for Universal Health Coverage and the NCDs and injuries of the poorest billion.

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NCDI Poverty National Commission Initiator’s Workshop – building capacity to address the burden of NCDIs for the poorest billion

On December 5th, the Program in Global NCDs and Social Change at Harvard Medical School with support from the NCD Synergies program at Partners In Health hosted a four-day NCDI Poverty National Commission Initiator’s Workshop at the Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery in Dubai, UAE. The Workshop brought together Ministry of Health and implementer colleagues from across 16 low and lower-middle income countries.

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