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August 27, 2012 NHLBI Global Health Strategic Plan external disclaimer (9 MB)

June 11, 2012 Members of Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases fund landmark research initiative to reduce impact of hypertension external disclaimer

November 16, 2009Powerful new world alliance of global health researchers announce landmark pact on priorities external disclaimer

June 15, 2009Six of the World's Foremost Health Research Agencies Form Alliance to Curb Humanity's Most Fatal Diseases image of PDF icon [PDF 631K]

Fact Sheet on Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases

June 10, 2009NHLBI Funds Centers of Excellence in Developing Countries and Collaborates with UnitedHealth's Chronic Disease Initiative

Nabel EG, Stevens S, Smith R. Combating chronic disease in developing countries - partners in progress. Lancet. Jun 10:373:2004-2005, 2009external disclaimer

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Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases News Coverage

November 17, 2009. Science Insider. To Improve Global Health, Scientists Want Money for Chronic Disease Research external disclaimer

November 17, 2009. AFP. Global Health Alliance Targets Chronic Illnesses external disclaimer

November 16, 2009. ABC News (Reuters story). Global Health Alliance Targets Chronic Disease Wave external disclaimer

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
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UnitedHealth Group
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Lauren Mihajlov
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South American Center for Cardiovascular Health, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy
Clara Oshiro
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Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Arthur Nead
Media/Communications Specialist
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International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
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Lijing Yan
Director of the China UHG/NHLBI Center
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The George Institute, Australia Office
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Duke Global Health Institute
Geelea Seaford
Assistant Director for Communication
Phone: 919-681-7718
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Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP)
Valentina Santa Cruz
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Harvard School of Public Health
Christina Roache
Office of Communications
Phone: 617-432-6052

India (Bangalore)
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India (New Delhi)
Public Health Foundation of India
Vijayluxmi Bose
Specialist in Health Communication

Duke University
Michelle Gailiun
Senior Media Relations Strategist, Duke Medicine
Phone: 919-660-1306 or 919-684-4148

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Maria Rivera
Director, Direccion Universitaria Investigación Ciencia y Tecnología
Phone: 51-1-3190000, ext 2271

Carolina Bazán
Oficina de Imagen Institucional
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