News Related To "Global Noncommunicable Diseases"
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
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— Low-income patients still incur costs when receiving free colorectal cancer screening tests, according to a study conducted by RTI International for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC-- Data from population-based cancer registries are vital for informing health programs, policies and strategies for cancer screening and treatment.
SEATTLE – RTI International opened a regional office in the Pioneer Square district of downtown Seattle.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina — Rachel Nugent, Ph.D., vice president of RTI International’s Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases Global Initiative, has been named to an advisory panel for the World Health Organization.
New book shares tips for improving outcomes of noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— A new book, published by RTI Press, offers lessons learned from pilot projects implemented to prevent and treat noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries.
NAIROBI, Kenya— To address the rising levels of noncommunicable diseases, RTI International has launched the 2016 Symposium on Noncommunical Diseases in Nairobi, Kenya, with Kenya’s Ministry of Health and NCD Alliance Kenya.
WASHINGTON— The threat of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries is rising quickly.
Rachel Nugent joins RTI International as vice president of chronic noncommunicable diseases initiative
SEATTLE – Rachel Nugent, Ph.D., will join RTI International as vice president of its new Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases Global Initiative in February.
NEW DELHI— An estimated 13 percent of the global burden of cancers – about 1 million new cases and more than 700,000 deaths – occur in India alone.