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.

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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

A Movement for Access to Medicine

Posted by Jaskaran Dosange on August 11, 2014 at 14:30 0 Comments

by Jaskaran Dosange, Marketing Manager for the Access Our Medicine Initiative @jdosange

It’s a simple statement…


YP-CDN Nairobi's role in Kenya's first Relay For Life

Posted by Joseph Nderitu on July 29, 2014 at 12:30 0 Comments

The inaugural Relay For Life Kenya (http://relayforlifekenya.org) was held on June 15th, 2014 in Nairobi. The goal of the Relay was to raise Ksh.300 million for treatment of at least 20…


Chronic Disease Gout and Erectile dysfunction

Posted by Dorothy Oh on July 28, 2014 at 1:40 0 Comments


Gout is a disorder that more prevalent in men, than women, because men have higher uric acid levels in their bloodstream. When the body breaks down a chemical called “purines,” the result is uric acid. Purines are naturally…


A People's Movement Against Chronic Disease

Posted by Jeremy Schwartz on July 10, 2014 at 17:00 0 Comments

Image: East Africa NCD Alliance Initiative…


WHO announces Commission to Ending Childhood Obesity

Posted by Kyle Turner on June 7, 2014 at 8:41 0 Comments

Dear Young Professionals,

The most comprehensive global study ever undertaken for obesity was just released and the need for serious population-wide action is no longer up for debate. The…


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