Updates: NextGen Leaders, a new online platform, and more
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NextGen Leaders, a New Online Platform, and More

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After lots of planning and preparation, we are 
officially accepting applications for the NextGen Leaders on NCDs East Africa Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya on September 9-11, 2016. Join YP-CDN and RTI International to develop your advocacy, policy and leadership skills, network with like-minded young leaders and potential mentors, and contribute meaningfully to the global access to medicines and noncommunicable disease movement! 

Learn more and apply 
here by Monday, August 1st!

In addition to this exciting opportunity to mobilize members in East Africa, we are nearing another opportunity to mobilize members, but all over the world with the launch of our new website and online community platform.

Show us you're pumped.

You can find more below about these updates and others like our new & improved Chapters and the launch of the WHO NCDs and Me campaign. 

Your YP-CDN Executive Team

Calling all future Ministers of Health, Director Generals, and Civil Society Leaders...

Apply Now

New online community platform to launch next month

New & improved ways to participate from your city streets to your couch with a sleek, modern, and mobile-friendly design

Goodbye 3T Groups. Hello new & improved Chapters.

YP-CDN now has 15 global city-based Chapters of grassroots advocates across North America, Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe, who are creating and implementing strategies and campaigns to address NCDs. Find out more & if there is a Chapter in your city!
YP-CDN Chapters will be better structured, prepared, and supported.

WHO NCD campaign for action launched

WHO will be running a campaign to show how effective, affordable measures can be implemented in countries to improve health and protect against NCDs in order to meet the nine global voluntary NCD targets. Be a part of the campaign: tell WHO how you are affected by noncommunicable diseases.
Share your story here

What we're reading & what we wrote

AstraZeneca CEO: when it comes to cancer in “Africa, we could give our products away and it would make no difference."
WHO report: "Countries start to act on NCDs but need to speed up efforts to meet global commitments"
Ishu Kataria's article in Huffington Post: "Banning Junk Food Is Not The Fix-All For India's Childhood Obesity Problem"
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