Education: Online

Adult Male Circumcision Training

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2012-01-01
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Adult Male Circumcision is a self-paced, online education program developed by CCGHE in collaboration wth the Rakai Health Sciences Program and the Uganda PEPFAR Distance Learning Initiative. This 60-minute course was designed to provide an introduction to adult male circumcision and act as a...

Venezuela’s Humanitarian Emergency

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2019-04-11
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Report from Human Rights Watch
In January 2019, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets, following an appeal by National Assembly president Juan Guaidó, who asked the Venezuelan people to mobilize in support of restoring constitutional order in the country.

Venezuela's Public Health Crisis: A Regional Emergency

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2019-04-11
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Lancet
The Lancet: The economic crisis in Venezuela has eroded the country's health-care infrastructure and threatened public health.

Constituent variation in smokeless tobacco purchased in Mumbai, India

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2017-07-01
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Tobacco Regulatory Science
Objectives: Worldwide, smokeless tobacco products vary greatly in their formulations and chemical composition. Understanding of toxic and carcinogenic constituent variations in such products can provide valuable insights for the development of effective tobacco control policies. In this study...

Patterns of use and perceptions of harm of smokeless tobacco in Navi Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh

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2016-12-04
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Indian Journal of Community Medicine
Background: Globally, smokeless tobacco use is disproportionately concentrated in low-income and middle-income countries like India and Bangladesh. Objectives: The current study examined comparative patterns of use and perceptions of harm for different smokeless tobacco products among adults and...

Awareness and support for graphic health warnings on smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh

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2015-12-04
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Tobacco Control
Awareness and support for graphic health warnings on smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh

Maternal Smokeless Tobacco Use in Pregnancy and Adverse Health Outcomes in Newborn babies

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2015-09-17
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The Asian Man
BACKGROUND: Perinatal morbidity and mortality are important indicators of maternal health and the future health of the child. Smokeless tobacco (ST) use during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight (LBW), preterm births, stillbirths, and small for gestation age (SGA). This study...

GETHealth Summit Report—2014, Conference Proceedings

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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...

High levels of tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines and nicotine in Chaini Khaini, a product marketed as snus

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2014-12-09
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Tobacco Control
Introduction: Recently, a tobacco product, Chaini Khaini, identified as snus appeared in India. The product marketing emphasizes its discreet nature and explicitly claims safety by referring to the existing evidence on Swedish snus. We here analyzed tobacco-specific nitrosamines and nicotine...

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

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2014-06-25
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The Lancet Global Health
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

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2014-05-15
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Education for Health
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

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2012-10-24
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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...

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

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2011-06-17
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BMC Medical Education
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

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2011-06-15
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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

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2011-04-09
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Education for Health
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

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2015-07-15
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Bollinger, R. Global Teaching of Global Health Competencies for Medical Students in Uganda. Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Innovation Session. Harare, Zimbabwe.

Medical Education Costs Can Be Significantly Lowered Without Sacrificing Quality

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2015-04-11
Bollinger, R. Medical Education Costs Can Be Significantly Lowered Without Sacrificing Quality. Extreme Affordability Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah.

GETHealth Summit to Bridge Health Workforce Gap in Developing Countries

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2014-11-10
Bollinger, R. GETHealth Summit to Bridge Health Workforce Gap in Developing Countries. GETHealth Summit. Dublin, Ireland.

The Importance of Primary Care and Community Perspective in Advancing Basic Medical Education - Global Lessons for Making Progress Locally in Resource Constrained Times

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2014-03-07
Bollinger, R. The Importance of Primary Care and Community Perspective in Advancing Basic Medical Education - Global Lessons for Making Progress Locally in Resource Constrained Times. Medical Meeting. Cork, Ireland.

Quit History, Intentions to Quit, and Reasons for Considering Quitting Among Tobacco Users in India

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2013-09-01
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Gauri G Dhumal, Mangesh S Pednekar, Lalit J Raute, Prakash C Gupta, Genevieve Sansone, Anne CK Quah, Geoffrey T Fong. Quit History, Intentions to Quit, and Reasons for Considering Quitting Among Tobacco Users in India. International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The...

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

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2013-04-09
Bollinger, R. E-Learning Technologies and Social Networking Technologies to Support Healthcare Education and Delivery in Low Resource Settings. HU MedBiquitous Conference 2013. Philip Dodds Memorial Lecture. Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD. 2013.

Building HIV Expertise through Tele-learning

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2012-10-20
Bollinger, R. Building HIV Expertise through Tele-learning. ID Week 2012. San Diego, CA. 2012.

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

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2012-06-12
Bollinger, R. Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities to Address the Global Health Workforce Gap. Liquid Hospital: A New Health Care Model? Hospital Sant Joan de Déu. Barcelona, Spain.

Early Childhood Growth among Mahadev Koli tribes of Maharashtra

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2011-06-06
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Dhumal, G. Early Childhood Growth among Mahadev Koli tribes of Maharashtra. Paradigm in New Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi. Delhi, India.

Alternative Careers in Medicine

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2010-11-06
Bollinger, R. Alternative Careers in Medicine. Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

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

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2010-09-10
Bollinger, R. Successful Grant and Paper Writing are Always the Greatest Challenges for Mentor and Mentee. Mentorship Workshop. Makerere University. Kampala, Uganda.

South Asia Health Issues

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2010-06-24
Gupta, A. South Asia Health Issues. Foreign Service Institute. US State Department. Arlington, VA.

World AIDS day for African students

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2008-12-02
Gupta, A. World AIDS day for African students. US State Department Live Webcast. Washington, DC.

Barriers to Health Care for Latino Immigrants in Baltimore

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2007-09-30
Page, K. Barriers to Health Care for Latino Immigrants in Baltimore. Department of Hispanic Languages, Literature, and Culture. Goucher College. Baltimore, MD.

Improved Practice Through Networking and Knowledge Management

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2007-06-18
Bollinger, R. Improved Practice Through Networking and Knowledge Management. 2007 HIV/AIDS Implementers’ Meeting. Kigali, Rwanda. 2007.

Global Health Education. [Plenary I]

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2007-06-08
Bollinger, R. Global Health Education. [Plenary I]. Northeast Group on Educational Affairs. Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Stony Brook, NY.

Public Health Issues in South Asia

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2007-06-05
Bollinger, R. Public Health Issues in South Asia. South Asia Advanced Area Studies. Foreign Institute of the U.S. Department of State. Washington, DC.

An update in opportunistic infections

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2007-05-21
Gupta, A. An update in opportunistic infections. Johns Hopkins HIV Clinical Care Conference. Baltimore, MD.

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

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2007-04-25
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Bollinger, R. 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. 2007 Internet2 Annual Meeting. Arlington, VA. 2007.

Careers in Global Health: Challenges and Opportunities

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2007-04-14
Bollinger, R. Careers in Global Health: Challenges and Opportunities. Leaders in Public Health Symposium. Haverford College. Haverford, PA.