We are the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network.

We are +5,000 young people united across 157 countries & growing every day.

In 2011, we wrote a manifesto. Now, we are living it.

Our mission is simple: to mobilize a global community of young leaders to take action against social injustice driven by non-communicable diseases, like cancer & diabetes.

Right now, that means realizing the human right to health through access to essential treatments & disease prevention.

We meet online & in person across the USMexicoKenyaRwandaNigeria, and elsewhere.

We combine our diverse technical expertise--from clinical medicine to pharmaceutical policy to healthcare financing--with direct action advocacy inspired by the AIDS movement to drive change at all levels, from the boardrooms of WHO to city streets on 6 continents.

Join us.

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1 Year in with YP-CDN: Embracing the Power of Complexity for Good

Posted by Eric Obscherning on May 5, 2016 at 15:20 0 Comments

This week marks my 1st year as Community…

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Hostels for Hope Competition

Posted by Eric Obscherning on May 3, 2016 at 0:39 0 Comments



Each year, for thousands of women in the United Republic of Tanzania, a positive diagnosis for cervical or breast cancer is followed by an impossible decision: travel to a…

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