Education: Online

GETHealth Summit Report—2014, Conference Proceedings

Post Date: 
2015-07-08
The GETHealth Summit brought together healthcare professionals, representatives from the technology and education sectors, academic researchers, global health experts from backgrounds including non-governmental organisations to government. This diverse group of delegates were brought together to...

Optimisation of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative to address African health-care challenges

Post Date: 
2014-06-25
Publication: 
The Lancet Global Health
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The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is an innovative and potentially transformative 5-year programme, established by the US Government in 2010, to increase the number of doctors to meet crucial human resource needs in sub-Saharan Africa.1 MEPI allows African institutions that are...

A consortium approach to competency-based undergraduate medical education in Uganda: process, opportunities and challenges

Post Date: 
2014-05-15
Publication: 
Education for Health
Country: 
Background: Uganda, like the rest of Africa, is faced with serious health challenges including human immunodeficiency virus infection/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), other infectious diseases and increasing non-communicable diseases, yet it has a significant shortage of health...

A novel educational strategy targeting health care workers in underserved communities in Central America to integrate HIV into primary medical care

Post Date: 
2012-10-24
Publication: 
PLOS
Background: Current educational strategies to integrate HIV care into primary medical care in Central America have traditionally targeted managers or higher-level officials, rather than local health care workers (HCWs). We developed a complementary online and on-site interactive training program to...

A comparison of online versus on-site training in health research methodology: A randomized study

Post Date: 
2011-06-17
Publication: 
BMC Medical Education
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Background: Distance learning may be useful for building health research capacity. However, evidence that it can improve knowledge and skills in health research, particularly in resource-poor settings, is limited. We compared the impact and acceptability of teaching two distinct content areas,...

Building a global health education network for clinical care and research: the benefits and challenges of distance learning tools

Post Date: 
2011-06-15
Publication: 
Infectious Disease Clinics of North America
Expanding the capacity for clinical care and health research is a global priority and a global challenge. In disenfranchised communities facing the largest burden of disease, whether they be in rural Africa or in urban US, there is a great need for more well-trained, competent and dedicated health...

Mixed methods evaluation of an international internet-based continuing medical education course for pediatric HIV providers in Pune, India

Post Date: 
2011-04-09
Publication: 
Education for Health
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Context: Studies of HIV care in Pune, a high-HIV-prevalence city in India, have shown that a significant proportion of practitioners were not adhering to national guidelines due to inadequate awareness and understanding. Objectives: This study examined the effectiveness of a pilot Internet-based...

Global Teaching of Global Health Competencies for Medical Students in Uganda

Post Date: 
2015-07-15
Presentation Location: 
Harare, Zimbabwe
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Event & Convener: 
Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Innovation Session
Presentation

Medical Education Costs Can Be Significantly Lowered Without Sacrificing Quality

Post Date: 
2015-04-11
Presentation Location: 
Salt Lake City, Utah
Event & Convener: 
Extreme Affordability Conference
Presentation

GETHealth Summit to Bridge Health Workforce Gap in Developing Countries

Post Date: 
2014-11-10
Presentation Location: 
Dublin, Ireland
Event & Convener: 
GETHealth Summit
Opening Ceremony Speaker

E-Learning Technologies and Social Networking Technologies to Support Healthcare Education and Delivery in Low Resource Settings

Post Date: 
2013-04-09
Presentation Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Event & Convener: 
HU MedBiquitous Conference 2013. Philip Dodds Memorial Lecture. Johns Hopkins University
Lecture

Building HIV Expertise through Tele-learning

Post Date: 
2012-10-20
Presentation Location: 
San Diego, CA
Event & Convener: 
ID Week 2012
Presentation

Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities to Address the Global Health Workforce Gap

Post Date: 
2012-06-12
Presentation Location: 
Barcelona, Spain
Event & Convener: 
Liquid Hospital: A New Health Care Model? Hospital Sant Joan de Déu
Presentation

Alternative Careers in Medicine

Post Date: 
2010-11-06
Presentation Location: 
Washington, DC
Event & Convener: 
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting
Presentation

Successful Grant and Paper Writing are Always the Greatest Challenges for Mentor and Mentee

Post Date: 
2010-09-10
Presentation Location: 
Kampala, Uganda
Event & Convener: 
Mentorship Workshop. Makerere University
Presentation

South Asia Health Issues

Post Date: 
2010-06-24
Presentation Location: 
Arlington, VA
Event & Convener: 
Foreign Service Institute. US State Department
Presentation

World AIDS day for African students

Post Date: 
2008-12-02
Presentation Location: 
Washington, DC
Event & Convener: 
US State Department Live Webcast
Presentation

Barriers to Health Care for Latino Immigrants in Baltimore

Post Date: 
2007-09-30
Presentation Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Event & Convener: 
Department of Hispanic Languages, Literature, and Culture. Goucher College
Presentation

Improved Practice Through Networking and Knowledge Management

Post Date: 
2007-06-18
Presentation Location: 
Kigali, Rwanda
Event & Convener: 
2007 HIV/AIDS Implementers’ Meeting
Presentation

Global Health Education. [Plenary I]

Post Date: 
2007-06-08
Presentation Location: 
Stony Brook, NY
Event & Convener: 
Northeast Group on Educational Affairs. Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Presentation

Public Health Issues in South Asia

Post Date: 
2007-06-05
Presentation Location: 
Washington, DC
Event & Convener: 
South Asia Advanced Area Studies. Foreign Institute of the U.S. Department of State
Presentation

An update in opportunistic infections

Post Date: 
2007-05-21
Presentation Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Event & Convener: 
Johns Hopkins HIV Clinical Care Conference
Presentation

Lessons Learned from bringing the National AIDS Institute of India and JHU researchers together: What was possible, and what wasn’t possible with the level of connection in place

Post Date: 
2007-04-25
Presentation Location: 
Arlington, VA
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Event & Convener: 
2007 Internet2 Annual Meeting
Roundtable Discussion, Panel Session II: The Importance of International Research Collaboration and R&E Networking in South Asia

Careers in Global Health: Challenges and Opportunities

Post Date: 
2007-04-14
Presentation Location: 
Haverford, PA
Event & Convener: 
Leaders in Public Health Symposium. Haverford College
Presentation