NCD academy

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) account for 71% of global deaths, with cardiovascular disease ranked #1. NCD Academy is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between major actors in global health to equip frontline health workers with integrated, mobile-first education to address NCDs as they take on a more prominent role in prevention. Learn more about the NCD Academy by visiting

NCD Academy Introduction

NCD Academy COVID-19 Mini Course: Protecting Patients at Greatest Risk

View these on-demand videos developed by the NCD Academy.

Race, Ethnicity, & Social Determinants in COVID-19: An Expert Panel Discussion

Panelists Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc, MACC, and Shrilla Banerjee, MD, FRCP.

Flattening the Curve, Raising the Line: Views From the Middle East and Africa

Panelists: Mohammed A. Balghith, MB ChB, FACC, Saudi Heart Association; Rami Farraj, MBBS, Royal Health Awareness Society of Jordan; Mohamed A. Sobhy, MB, ChB, FACC, Egyptian Society of Cardiology; and Pamela Naidoo, MA, MPH, DPhil, Heart & Stroke Foundation South Africa.

Flattening the Curve, Raising the Line: Views From Latin America

Panelists: Ludhmila Hajjar, PhD, University of São Paolo; Jose Manuel Sosa, MD, FACC, Peruvian Society of Cardiology; Ibraim M. Pinto, MD, PhD, FACC, Society of Cardiology of São Paolo.

Flattening the Curve, Raising the Line: Views From Asia

Panelists: Jack Tan, MBBS, FACC, Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology; Kui-Hian Sim, MBBS, FACC, Health Minister, Sarawak, Malaysia; and Alan Fong, MB ChB, FACC, National Heart Association of Malaysia.