Congratulations to our Faculty Director Rebecca Weintraub! "Over the past nine years, Rebecca has helped adapt the case method to teach global health delivery to students in a diverse range of programmes to do the same." Learn more about our work in this profile by our global partner, The Case Centre.
In just 1 month, the new Global Health Diagnostics community on GHDonline has grown to include over 700 members from 130 countries. Learn more about the community in this Huffington Post op-ed by Diagnostics community moderator Dr. Madhukar Pai.
Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD is Faculty Director for the Masters of Science in Global Health and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She has been a GHDonline Faculty Network member for five years, and has taught GHD's Cases in Global Health Delivery for three.
Migrants and internally displaced people are at high risk for tuberculosis infection and disease. Join GHDonline January 16–20 for an Expert Panel examining ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat TB among migrants and internally displaced people.
Every day, almost 500 women die during pregnancy or childbirth in humanitarian settings. Additionally, nearly sixty percent of preventable maternal deaths take place in regions affected by conflict, displacement, or natural disaster.
For people with terminal illness in rural Guatemala, God and religion are ever present. God is a principal actor in their lives: God provides money and jobs; God provides food; God heals illnesses, either through doctors or in spite of them; God guides one down her path in life and knows the obstacles ahead; God carefully chooses the hour of her death.
I vividly remember the beginning of my trip to Madagascar to perform reproductive health research. At the end of providing an update to my mentor on my experiences from my first week in Madagascar, he responds, “If arranging (reproductive health) classes for both boys and girls is too difficult, just focus on the girls.” As I hang up the phone, I feel the frown develop on my face. His words did not sit right to me; reproductive health affects BOTH sexes. I tell myself then and there that I will find a way to include both adolescent women and men in my research intervention during… Read more about Reproductive Health in Madagascar