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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are conditions that are not transmissible. This definition captures a wide range of conditions. However, in most cases, whether in research, funding, programs and/or policies, the focus is on the ‘Big Four’ NCDs i.e. cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers and chronic respiratory diseases 1.  Mental health disorders which […]

Mental Health in the NCD agenda







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Who are you, where are you from, and what is your role in GHNGN? My name is Margarida and I am a news writer from Portugal.   How did you learn about the GHNGN? I first saw a post from GHNGN on facebook and started following the network. Afterward, I […]

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    This month the regional meeting of the World Health Summit took place in Coimbra, Portugal. The conference focused on four main themes:  managing infectious diseases in low and middle-income countries, governance for health equity in low and middle-income countries, opportunities and challenges in translating innovation into healthcare and biomedical […]

An overview of the World Health Summit Regional Meeting



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When thinking about what being healthy means and how to transmit the importance of certain health practices to communities, we healthcare professionals tend to pass our ideas and concepts and transform those into health policies. We overlook that health, illness and even life are concepts with such vast, possible interpretations […]

Is the current definition of health enough?