“NCDs” Articles

Impact, Our Point of View

Mental Health Emerging Out of the Shadows

The 1930s marked substantial investment by the Rockefeller Foundation in the scientific development of mental health, including psychiatry, neurology, and care symptoms, in the US, the UK, and elsewhere. This funding provided a foundation for the potential transformation of mental health in a post-World War II health agenda. Since the 1930s, the international development community...

Derek Yach & Gillian Christie | Apr 26, 2016
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Webinar Series 3: Why is Community Health Important to Your Business?

WATCH WEBINAR SERIES 3 HERE. Webinar 3 - How Workplace Health Programs can use the Latest Data on the Burden of Disease and Risk to Make Them More Effective, by Derek Yach and Jason Lang Learning objectives – On completion of this webinar the participant should be able to Analyze the variability of burden of disease and...

Nov 12, 2014
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Webinar Series 1: The Critical Role of the Workplace in Tackling NCDs in the US

WATCH WEBINAR SERIES 1 HERE. Webinar 1: The Critical Role of the Workplace in Tackling NCDs in the US, by Derek Yach & Katie Tyron Learning objectives - On completion of this webinar the participant should be able to: - Explain the importance of the Vitality Institute webinar series in helping the planning, design, management and...

Sep 10, 2014
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The Young Professionals Forum for Action on NCDs: The Impact of International Trade on Health

We warmly invite you to join the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) on Wednesday, July 9th in New York City for the Young Professionals Forum for Action on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), a discussion on international trade and health. The event will take place at Griffis Faculty Club, Weill Cornell Medical College (521 East 68th Street, New York, NY...

Jul 9, 2014
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