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.Read More
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.Read More
The Ethiopia NCDI Commission formally launched their report at the Intercontinental Hotel in Addis Ababa on November 27, 2018. Her Excellency Dr. Lia Tadesse, State Minister of Health, opened and closed the event and participated in a panel discussion with members of the Commission.Read More
The Liberia NCDI Poverty Commission’s report was officially launched on November 14, 2018, at a World Diabetes Day event at the headquarters of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Monrovia. The event was preceded by a public parade from the stadium to the Ministry.Read More
“What will it take to address the NCDs and injuries of the poorest billion?” That was the theme of a side event organized by Harvard Medical School’s Program in Global NCDs and Social Change, the NCD Synergies project at Partners In Health, and the Helmsley Charitable Trust on the eve of the UN General Assembly and the third UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs.Read More
Malawi's Minister of Health and Population, the Honorable Atupele Muluzi, formally launched the Malawi NCDI Poverty Commission Report on August 21, at an event attended by over 100 stakeholders at the Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe.
Commission Co-Chair Dr. Jones Masiye presented key findings and recommendations from the Commission and the Chair of the Parliamentary Health Committee, the Honorable Julliana Lunguzi, spoke on a panel that also included the Deputy Director of Clinical Services from the Ministry of Health, Dr. Nedson Fasiko, and representatives of UNICEF, WHO, and the Patient and Community Welfare Foundation of Malawi (PAWEM).