Previous events of interest to those working on NCDs and injuries in low income countries.
Global NCD Alliance Forum (Dubai, UAE) December 2017
NCD Synergies led a panel on “Addressing NCDs as a Barrier to Poverty and Development” looking critically at country-led solutions to address NCDs and poverty reduction in low-resource settings.
World Diabetes Congress (Abu Dhabi, UAE) December 2017
NCD Alliance: Our Views Our Voices Workshop (Geneva, Switzerland) October 2017
NCD Synergies Program Manager Maia Olsen accompanied four patient advocates from Haiti and Ethiopia to participate in the global OVOV workshop in Geneva, which produced an Advocacy Agenda for People Living with NCDs.
PIH NCD Cross-site meeting (Boston, USA) October 2017
NCD Synergies Team hosted a 4-day conference bringing NCD policymakers and implementers from across PIH sites to Boston for knowledge sharing and strategy sessions on integrated NCD care delivery.
NCDFREE Advocacy and Innovation Bootcamp (Boston, USA) September 2017
Co-hosted by NCD Synergies and NCDFREE at Harvard Medical School, with over participants across the Boston area attending to learn about NCD advocacy.
American Diabetes Association (San Diego, USA) June 2017
NCD Synergies Research Specialist Chris Noble presented an abstract on type 1 diabetes service delivery models in low-resource settings.
World Cancer Congress (Paris, France) – October 2016
Inshuti Mu Buzima, PIH’s sister site in Rwanda had 2 panelists and 11 abstract submissions.
World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health (Mexico City, Mexico) – June 2016
Unite for Sight: Global Health and Innovation Conference (New Haven, Connecticut) – May 2016
NCD Synergies colleagues at Kenya Ministry of Health presented project highlights from their proposed revisions of national NCDI Metrics, as well as presented to Harvard colleagues in Boston that same week.
East Africa Diabetes Study Group (Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania) – March 2016
Inshuti Mu Buzima, PIH’s sister site in Rwanda presented a poster on their integrated NCD model and work in diabetes.
Launch of The Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission (London, United Kingdom) – January 2016
NCD Synergies Director, Dr. Gene Bukhman is a co-chair of the Lancet Commission; PIH CEO Dr. Gary Gottlieb is a commissioner. Meetings have continued through 2017-2018 to facilitate the research, writing, and editing process – besides London, locations have included Kigali, Rwanda, Dubai, UAE, and Boston, MA.
World Diabetes Congress (Vancouver B.C., Canada) – December 2015
Zanmi Lasante, PIH’s sister site in Haiti presented on their work providing treatment for type 1 diabetes.
Ministry Dialogue – targets and metrics for NCDs (Nairobi, Kenya) – May 2015
NCD Synergies co-hosted with Kenya Ministry of Health.
WHO Dialogue on NCDs and Development Cooperation (Geneva, Switzerland) – April 2015
NCD Synergies team attended and participated in dialogue, and supported attendance for multiple Ministries of Health (Rwanda, Malawi, Tanzania, and Kenya).
6th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference (Boston, USA) – March 2015
PIH Co-Founder and Chief Strategist, Dr. Paul Farmer, was a featured speaker.
World Innovation Summit for Health (Doha, Qatar) – February
Dr. Gene Bukhman, Director of NCD Synergies, was a speaker.
World Cancer Congress (Melbourne, Australia) – December