A Unique Voice

We provide a voice for young professionals at the global level. We believe young people are a central catalyst for the emergence of new ideas to confront the challenge of NCDs.

Policy Action

YP-CDN has a proven track record of impacting policy at the global level.  Our members stay updated on the latest news and opportunities related to NCDs research, training and policy.

Blog Posts

Type II diabetes: You Need To Know

Posted by Starling Shan on December 15, 2014 at 8:30 0 Comments

How long does it take to develop diabetes? Where to slow disease progression and how to ameliorate complications?

Theoretically, one won’t develop any diabetic complication immediate after…


Air pollution and heart failure

Posted by Anthony Saxton on December 11, 2014 at 22:00 0 Comments

Landmark Research on Air Pollution and…


Please support YP-CDN this holiday season!

Posted by Jordan Jarvis on December 8, 2014 at 13:00 0 Comments

The holidays are upon us, and for the first time, YP-CDN is asking our members for their support in donations. Your contribution will allow us to continue our vital…


Community & government collaboration to fight cardiovascular disease: Lessons to learn from Finland

Posted by Anthony Saxton on December 3, 2014 at 16:00 1 Comment

As a current Master's of Global Health student…


Stopping the silent epidemic of chronic kidney disease

Posted by Brendon Neuen on November 27, 2014 at 15:53 1 Comment

Plenty to think about here in relation to the broader NCDs movement. If anyone in the YP-CDN community is interested in, or is doing similar work, please contact me!

This article was originally published in…


What do we want? A food treaty! When do we want it? NOW! #foodtreatynow

Posted by Hannah Brinsden on November 17, 2014 at 1:00 0 Comments

Dear fellow YPers,

This week (17-21 November 2014) sees member states gathering in Rome for the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), 22 years after the first conference was held. The conference is jointly hosted by the…


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