"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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Focus on NCDI Poverty at UN General Assembly side event

“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.

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Malawi NCDI Poverty Commission launches report

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.

The honorable atupele muluzi (front row center with blue suit and tie) poses for a photo with members of the malawi ncdi poverty commission and other participants at the launch of the commission report.

The honorable atupele muluzi (front row center with blue suit and tie) poses for a photo with members of the malawi ncdi poverty commission and other participants at the launch of the commission report.

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).