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May 31 is World NO Tobacco Day – Today!In 1998, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland was appointed as Director General (DG) of the World Health Organization (WHO). The Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) was one of two early “pathfinder projects” initiated by Brundtland, along with Roll Back Malaria. TFI was tasked with addressing the drivers of a growing disease burden focused on non-communicable disease (NCDs),...
Derek Yach & Gillian Christie | May 31, 2016
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The Young Professionals Forum for Action on NCDs: The Impact of International Trade on HealthWe 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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