Jeff Meer's Blog – December 2011 Archive (2)

Workshop on NCDs in Children and Adolescents: March 19-21, Oakland, CA

As part of the outcome of the UN High Level Meeting on NCDs, the political declaration adopted acknowledged the special challenges faced by children and youth in preventing and treating non communicable diseases, including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and chronic lung disease (including asthma). It is…


Added by Jeff Meer on December 28, 2011 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Whether To Prevent Cervical Cancer in Africa: Debate from Rwanda Spills into the Lancet

After the dust settled from the UN High Level Meeting on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in September, the really hard work began.  Delegates from around the globe who had heard speech after speech about the depth of the problem, returned to capitals and began to grapple with their own health planning processes. In many places, there is a clear consensus on the need to put national programs in place…


Added by Jeff Meer on December 15, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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