COVID-19 & NCDI Poverty
Redesigning Care, Protecting the Vulnerable
The COVID-19 pandemic poses an economic and biological threat to people doubly afflicted by extreme poverty and severe NCDs and injuries (NCDI Poverty). The NCD Synergies Program and our family of organizations have issued a statement outlining the four strategies we are pursuing to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on these vulnerable populations.
Countries invited to establish national NCDI Poverty Commissions or to implement PEN-Plus services for severe NCDs
April 08, 2020
The Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission secretariat have issued two RFIs: a Request for Applications (RFA) for countries interested in establishing National NCDI Poverty Commissions and a Request for Interest (RFI) for countries that would like support in implementing integrated PEN-Plus services for severe, chronic NCDs.
April 07, 2020
This statement, on behalf of the Program in Global NCDs and Social Change at Harvard Medical School, the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham & Women's Hospital, and the NCD Synergies project at Partners In Health, reflects the priorities of our work in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PIH & HMS contribute to WHO AFRO Regional Consultation on a draft strategy to address severe, chronic NCDs in the African region (PEN-Plus)
August 02, 2019
From 29 July to 1 August 2019, PIH and HMS contributed to a WHO AFRO & MOH Rwanda led Regional Consultation in Kigali to review a draft strategy for outpatient care at 1st level hospitals to address severe, chronic NCDs across the African region (PEN-Plus).