Yuvreet Kaur

Young Leaders Program working group: Cancer Primary title/position: Resident physician Institution: University of Toronto Country of origin: India  Country of residence: Canada Areas of expertise: Non-communicable diseases, obesity, adolescent health Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Punjabi LinkedIn: Yuvreet Kaur ResearchGate: Yuvreet Kaur Twitter: @yuvreetk Yuvreet Kaur was born and raised in India. After moving to Canada, she pursued her undergraduate studies in […]

Sophie Manoy

Young Leaders Program working group: Tobacco Primary title/position: Medical Doctor   Institution: Queensland Children’s Hospital, Brisbane Country of origin: Australia  Country of residence: Australia  Areas of expertise: Paediatric medicine, child and youth preventative health, non-communicable diseases, patient advocacy, youth engagement Languages spoken: English LinkedIn: Sophie Manoy Twitter: @sophiemanoy Publications:  Doctor as patient: finding all-important empathy – https://insightplus.mja.com.au/2019/42/doctor-as- patient-finding-all-important-empathy/  Dr. Sophie Manoy is a medical doctor in Brisbane, Australia working in paediatrics and public health. In addition to  her primary medical qualifications from James Cook University, she has a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Sophie is training […]

Majed Mohammed

Young Leaders Program working group: Cancer Primary title/position: Executive Beneficiary Support Services Institution: Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) Country of origin: Egypt Country of residence: United Arab Emirates Areas of expertise: Medical Sciences / Public Health Languages spoken: English, Arabic Majed Mohammed Ibrahim is part of the Executive Beneficiary Support Services at Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) charitable organization. Majed holds […]

Enow Stevens

Young Leaders Program working group: Mental Health Primary title/position: Physician/Executive Director Institution: Organisation For Health in Sustainable Development (OHISD) Country of origin: Cameroon Country of residence: Cameroon Areas of expertise: Maternal, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health, Mental Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health including female Cancers  Languages spoken: English, French LinkedIn: Enow Awah Georges Stevens Twitter: @Drenowawah Website: Governing Health Futures 2030 Dr. Enow Awah Georges Stevens, […]

Dina Tadros

Young Leaders Program working group: Mental Health Primary title/position: MD, Resident Cardiovascular Surgery   Country of origin: Germany Country of residence: Germany Areas of expertise: Medicine, Surgery, Global Surgery, NCDs prevention, management, SDoH, Research  Languages spoken: German, English, Spanish, French, Arabic Twitter: @ DinaMDTadro Dina is a cardiovascular surgeon and researcher working in Germany. She is also a Global health advocate and worked in […]

Joab Wako

Young Leaders Program working group: People Living With NCDs (PLWNCDs) Primary title/position: Executive Director  Institution: Transplant Education Kenya Country of origin: Kenya Country of residence: Kenya Areas of expertise: Patient advocacy, writing/blogging, graphic design, social media Languages spoken: English, Kiswahili LinkedIn: Joab Wako Twitter: @JoabWako Website: http://www.joabstransplant.org/ Joab is a kidney transplant recipient with an industrial engineering background who enjoys improving processes and making them as efficient as possible. In 2015, he went through kidney failure and in 2016 received […]

#WorldDiabetesDay 2020 With Dr. Apoorva Gomber

On this #WorldDiabetesDay, NCD Child Young Leader Dr. Apoorva Gomber shares her journey of being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and addresses the misconceptions, stigma and barriers of living with T1D, and how she took action into her own hands to overcome those barriers. Watch her message below.