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Research Network Co-Chaired by Experts from RTI International, CDC and University of Illinois at Chicago Releases Collection of Articles on Non-Communicable Diseases
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — The International NCD Economics Research Network, a network of economists co-chaired by the independent, nonprofit research institute RTI International, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the University of Illinois at...
Public health leader from RTI International named to American Diabetes Association National Board of Directors
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—Dr. Jean C. O’Connor, a senior public health practitioner with RTI International (RTI), a nonprofit research institute, has been named an at-large member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) National Board of...
RTI International to lead report examining world’s supply of medicines and resources to treat and prevent non-communicable diseases
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—RTI International (RTI), a nonprofit research institute, is pleased to announce our collaboration with the Defeat-NCD Partnership to reduce the burden and prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by providing new information on improving access...
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Health equity remains an elusive challenge to address within our healthcare system.
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NCDs such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes are major drivers of poverty worldwide.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The Lancet Taskforce on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and economics, a partner of the World Health Organization’s Independent High-Level Commission on NCDS, has launched at the WHO NCD Financing meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, on April 10, 2018. Non-communicable...
Taxes on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco are a powerful response to rising rates of chronic diseases
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--Taxes on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco are a powerful response to rising rates of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date of evidence on expenditure, behaviour
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