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.
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.
YP-CDN wrote a letter to support a proposed California legislation, which you can read…Continue
It was in March 2014, during my outpatient consultation at Kibagabaga Hospital in Kigali, that I met my new patient Iganbire (her name has been changed for confidentiality), a vibrant young lady, aged 25 with big eyes and a wonderful smile. As…Continue
Pohela Boishak (First day of Bangla Year) is the biggest festival in Bangladesh; everyone celebrates this day by participating in various events. Millions of people participated in this festival.…Continue
Tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable deaths most countries around the world today, and the leading risk factors for many NCDs. Out of the Big 4 NCDs, it is actually a risk factor common to all: cancer, cardiovascular disease,…Continue
When I received the mail from YP-CDN that I had been selected to visit Boston as an American Cancer Society (ACS) global scholar, I barely knew what to anticipate but was optimistic and excited I was in for an experience of a…Continue
Kenya has over the last few years seen a significant rise in the number of new cancer cases, without a corresponding increase in the capacity and improvement in cancer treatment infrastructure.
This grave situation was exacerbated…Continue