Tackling Chronic Disease as a Social Justice Issue


Working to Prevent and Treat Chronic Diseases in Developing Countries

Sunny created the world’s first and largest network of young health professionals focused on the leading causes of death—chronic, non-communicable diseases. The Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) is a social innovation that has developed a new model of knowledge creation and management, with diffusion of ideas across 7,000 network members in more than 150 countries. He has also founded a Chronic Disease Action Center at the Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

 

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