Worldwide Global Health team of researchers working together against Social Injustice The Social Determinants of Health Working Group (SDHWG) will publish a variety of research papers on the social determinants of health, and where necessary contribute to policy position statements and other public ...
Saturday, 18 June 2011
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New sponsored discussion on HIFA: Meeting the information and learning needs of Community Health Workers
Started by Megha Sharma.
- Evidence that reduced salt intake can reduce stroke, fatal stroke, and fatal CHD events
- Anybody keen to submit something for this theme issue? Let me know if you are.
NCDFREE: New youth-driven social movement
Started by Benn Grover.
- You might like to respond to the WHO Action plan on NCD
Every day, thousands adolescents light up their first cigarette across the world . From the American Cancer Society: • Eighty-nine percent of people who ever try a cigarette try by age 18. Almost no one starts the smoking habit during adulthood. • Seventy percent of adolescent smokers say they would never have started if they could choose again. That's because the nicotine in cigarettes is addictive. The risk of becoming addicted to nicotine ...
Created on: Friday, 05 August 2011
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Worldwide Global Health team of researchers working together against Social Injustice The Social Determinants of Health Working Group (SDHWG) will publish a variety of research papers on the social determinants of health, and where necessary contribute to policy position statements and other publications used to inform and influence public policy
Created on: Saturday, 18 June 2011
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This closed group includes some 350 people, most of who are researchers into chronic disease in low and middle income countries. There are 11 centers in China, Bangladesh, India, Tunisia, Kenya, South Africa, the US Mexico Border, Central America, Peru, and the Southern Cone. If you would like to join the group please contact Richard Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Created on: Thursday, 14 April 2011
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'addlife' is a big communication project that will highlight the stories of those who achieve results in the fight against NCDs. There are myriad individuals and initiatives that are making a difference everywhere in the world. We want to share their stories and inspire others. Please use this space to describe any examples of such individuals and initiatives that you know about and that fit our goal. We want to include all the positive, sol ...
Created on: Thursday, 07 April 2011
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