Fighting Endemic NCDs and Injuries Among the Poorest
Join NCD Synergies, a project of Partners In Health, in eliminating preventable deaths and suffering due to noncommunicable diseases and injuries among the extremely poor and hardest to reach. Together we can ensure everyone gains access to the care they need.
of Findings and Tools
October 11, 2016
The Lancet Commission on Reframing NCDs and Injuries for the Poorest Billion reconvened in Kigali, Rwanda for a 2nd in-person meeting from 28-30 September, featuring 14 commissioners and national representatives from 11 countries. The meeting focused on reviewing progress of the global working groups, discussing the final report outline, and presenting proposed work at national level.
June 28, 2016
As one of the first products related to the NCDI Poverty Commission, researchers have recently released a paper which presents evidence that among the world's poorest populations, the burden of death and disability from CVD affects people at a much younger age than in high-income countries and is caused mainly by infectious and environmental risk factors.
May 20, 2016
On April 14-17, 2016, NCD Synergies hosted a Kenya Ministry of Health delegation to present on their partnership around target setting and metrics for NCDIs in Kenya. The visit culminated with a presentation at the Unite for Sight: Global Health Innovation Conference at Yale University.