From 2017-2020, Partners In Health will be collaborating with Helmsley Charitable Trust on a $12 million partnership to support increased access to type 1 diabetes and integrated NCD care across four PIH sites in sub-Saharan Africa and Haiti.
Published by Jan Swasthya Sahygog (JSS), a health NGO in central India, the Atlas serves as a collection of narratives capturing the patient journey of specific ailments and the complexity in which they present themselves in rural Chhattisgarh, India. Supplemented with photo essays, commentaries and epidemiological figures, the Atlas explores the burden of disease in this setting and repositions prevailing understandings of illness and poverty. NCDs and injuries are featured throughout the work.
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.
Published in June 2016 by commissioners and advisers of the Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission, this paper summarizes what is known about the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease among the world’s poorest people and evaluates the relevance of global targets for CVD control in this population.
In this article, authors examine the epidemiology, health implications, and economic burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in low-income countries, and review cost-effective interventions and funding needed to address CKD in these regions.
In this policy brief, authors discuss the burden of congenital heart disease, outlines the challenges surrounding pediatric cardiac services in low-income countries, and calls on the international community to include childhood heart disease in the in upcoming Sustainable Development agenda. The brief also highlights the work of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) in Kochi, India.
This report, published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in December 2014, presents a call to action for increased U.S. engagement, financing, and leadership to address NCDs in low- and middle-income countries and better protect the health and development in these populations.
This volume produced by the Breast Health Global Initiative and affiliated researchers, provides BHGI 2010 Consensus statements, and supplemental research on early detection, diagnosis and treatment, and health system resources.
The H3Africa report discusses problems and solutions for population-based research to better understand the genomic variations in disease for sub-Saharan African populations. Research priorities proposed for NCDs include sickle cell disease, CVD, diabetes, and cancer, originally for consideration by the National Institutes for Health (NIH) and Wellcome Trust.
In this article, the authors review the burden of disease of sickle cell disease (SCD), discuss the need for further clinical data especially in resource poor communities, discuss common clinical presentations of SCD in low-income countries, and present potential interventions to address SCD in these settings.