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A variety of web-based resources exist for learners interested in keeping up-to-date on current developments in global health.
The American Academy of Family Physicians
(AAFP) has created Member Interest Groups (MIGs) - including the Global Health MIG - to define, recognize, and support AAFP members with shared professional interests.
The American Society of Tropical Medicine
& Hygiene (ASTMH) facilitates the development of new training programs in clinical tropical medicine and travelers' health and has established a mechanism for accrediting these "diploma" courses.
The Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health
(CCIRH) offers several e-learning modules that introduce students to refugees and global health through a series of interactive cases and multimedia presentations from doctors, nurses and students who have worked around the world, and global
health practitioners dedicated to exploring new frontiers and improving the health of vulnerable populations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) offer a free email subscription service, which allows users to receive alerts by e-mail when new information is available. This online communication channel credible, reliable health information on:
The CDC's Center for Global Health also means a list of global
Child Family Health International (CFHI) provides community-based global health education programs for students and institutions. CFHI model fosters reciprocal partnerships and empowerment
in local communities, transforming perspectives about self, healing and global citizenship. Throughout the year, CFHI also offers free webinars, global health education programs, academic partnership options, and other global health topics. CFHI also
hosts a number of free webinars, including Understanding the Landscape of
Service-Learning and Community Engagement Research, as well as several others available at CFHI webinars.
Consortium of Universities for Global Health
(CUGH) builds interdisciplinary collaborations and facilitates the sharing of knowledge to address global health challenges. It assists members in sharing their expertise across education, research, and service. It is dedicated to creating
equity and reducing health disparities everywhere. CUGH promotes mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships between universities in resource-rich and resource-poor countries, developing human capital and strengthening institutions' capabilities to
address these challenges. A variety of interest groups, fellowship/job opportunities, and education resources are available, including a listing of academic global health programs across the globe. The University
of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital are CUGH members.
EdX offers several free online courses in global health.
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers a variety of awards for individuals at all levels of training, including 1,600 U.S. students, 4,000 foreign students, 1,200 U.S. scholars, and
900 visiting scholars, in addition to several hundred teachers and professionals.
GEMx is a global partnership for educational exchange in medicine and the health professions. GEMx’s Partners are medical schools and other institutions around the world that share
a commitment to making the international exchange a part of their education programs and to providing students in medicine and the health professions with increased access to exchange opportunities. They offer several resources for students, as well as
published reports on global health training.
Ambassadors for Patient Safety program offers an interactive online workshop designed for students who are going abroad and plan to volunteer in a healthcare setting. This workshop offers tools and advice on how to get the most out of experiences
abroad, without stepping beyond the individual's qualifications and expertise. It offers information on topics to consider before traveling out of the country and provides the tools necessary to help the learning abroad host institution/country understand
the participant's role.
Health 101 (Essential Public Health) by Richard Skolnik provides a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health
The Global Health eLearning (GHeL) Center provides self-paced Internet-based courses and certificate programs that:
Global Health NOW is an initiative of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that provides global health news on a daily basis. This includes the day’s
most important articles about research, trends, and events, as well as original content including news articles, commentaries and Q&As with global health leaders and newsmakers.
The Global Health Training
Centre provides training materials and resources from across the Global Health Network for research training and continued professional development needs. This platform is completely free, accessible to all and aims to provide research
staff of all roles, all regions and all disease areas with the ‘how-to’ training materials required to safely conduct high-quality research.
Global Health TV enables health organizations and the global health community to share their work to address complex global health problems with a diverse audience
made up of health-care professionals, health foundations, businesses, government agencies, academic institutes, and interested parties.
T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers the Public Health 101
Nanocourse - condensed mini-courses that are open for the public and offered free of charge. Using both lectures and case study, teams tackle real-world problems while introducing the core concepts of public health such as:
The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and
Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is an international non-profit organization devoted to promoting research and discussion about service-learning and community engagement
ProMED - the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases - is an Internet-based reporting system dedicated to rapid global dissemination of information on outbreaks of infectious diseases
and acute exposures to toxins that affect human health, including those in animals and in plants grown for food or animal feed. Electronic communications enable ProMED to provide up-to-date and reliable news about threats to human, animal, and food
plant health around the world, seven days a week. By providing early warning of outbreaks of emerging and re-emerging diseases, public health precautions at all levels can be taken in a timely manner to prevent epidemic transmission and to save lives.
Public Health Newswire is a leading source of public health news and information. Published by the American Public Health
Association, this daily news feed connects APHA members, their partners and the public with important public health trends, events, and advocacy. They feature timely discussions with experts, report the latest public health research and cover
national policy debates.
This Week in Global Health (TWiGH) provides weekly live global health shows during which a team of qualified global health experts, students, and young professionals give a brief overview
of current events and topics in the global health news space. The panel represents the many disciplines within global health and covers requests for proposals (RFPs), job opportunities, and profiles a global health organization relevant to the featured
topic of discussion for each episode.
Multiple United States Government agencies contribute to global health goals, including the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Department of State – including the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator and the Department of Health and
Human Services – the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, among others – the Peace Corps and the Millennium Challenge Corporation.
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