This week on PLOS Translation Global Health, we hear from NCDFREE’s Jack and Juliette on the recent inaugural Global NCD Alliance Forum and youth leadership on Noncommunicable Diseases. From November 13-15 a delegation of over
Maja Pleic is a global health and global equity researcher and advocate. Maja holds an MA in Political Economy of International Development and a BA in International Relations and Economics, from the University of Toronto.
Dr Jibril Handuleh (centre, above) is physician, researcher and lecturer with dual nationality in Somalia and Djibouti. After training as a general practitioner in his homeland, he overcame multiple challenges to publish 15 papers over the
In time for International Day of People with Disability this week, London School of Economics and Yale graduate Pooja Yerramilli returns to discuss the importance of disability inclusive development and innovative partnerships to empower persons with
This week, we hand the blog over to guest-writer Sunanda Creagh of The Conversation who is introducing you to an initiative co-founded by TGH blogger Dr Alessandro Demaio. Launched this week! They are most often associated with Western
In the 18 months since the 2011 UN High Level Meeting (HLM) on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), increasing discussion has surrounded this vast and growing epidemiological burden. Diabetes, heart diseases, cancers and lung diseases, fuelled by
This week, a group of prominent health academics and leaders will meet in London to launch a renewed effort to narrow the evidence and implementation gap in the fight against humanity’s largest cause of premature
I love social movements. I started working on them ever since my university days over a decade ago. The passion. The creativity. The hope. It’s life-affirming. I also like microbiology. I completed my PhD in