The how: a message for the UN high-level meeting on NCDs

by Kent Buse, Robert Marten, Sarah Hawkes, George Alleyne, Phillip Baker, Fran Baum, Robert Beaglehole, Chantal Blouin, Ruth Bonita, Luisa Brumana, John Butler, Simon Capewell, Sally Casswell, José Luis Castro, Mickey Chopra, Helen Clark, Katie Dain, Sandro Demaio, Andrea Feigl, Patricia Frenz, Peter Friberg, Sharon Friel, Amanda Glassman, Unni Gopinathan, Lawrence Gostin, Sofia Gruskin, Corinna Hawkes, David Hipgrave, Paula Johns, Alexandra Jones, Sowmya Kadandale, Roger Magnusson, Patricio V. Marquez, Martin McKee, Benjamin Mason Meier, Carlos A. Monteiro, Modi Mwatsama, Rachel Nugent, David Patterson, Stefan Peterson, Yogan Pillay, Johanna Ralston, Srinath Reddy, Juan A. Rivera, Sandhya Singh, Sudhvir Singh, Tim Sladden, Richard Smith, Kristina Sperkova, Thaksaphon Thamarangsi, Francis Thompson and Douglas Webb, in The Lancet.

East African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance convenes in Kenya

East Africa Non-Communicable Disease Alliance

Members of the East Africa Non-Communicable Disease Alliance convened in Nairobe, Kenya, April 7-9 to discuss the group’s future, potential collaborations and goals to prevent NCDs in the region and country. Sandra Najuna, in-country consultant for the USC Institute for Global Health, attended the meeting, which also included advocacy sessions, research training and a research … Continue reading East African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance convenes in Kenya

Perspectives of Vulnerable US Hispanics With Rheumatoid Arthritis on Depression

Despite the high prevalence of depression among vulnerable Hispanics with rheumatoid arthritis, many do not disclose it or seek treatment. Co-authored by Mellissa Withers, "Perspectives of Vulnerable US Hispanics With Rheumatoid Arthritis on Depression: Awareness, Barriers to Disclosure, and Treatment Options" was published in the April 2015 issue of Arthritis Care & Research. Read the article » Details: … Continue reading Perspectives of Vulnerable US Hispanics With Rheumatoid Arthritis on Depression