More resources for global health
Global health is a very interdisciplinary field and spans many subjects and professions. Here you can find some useful links, networks and organizations that can be helpful when learning more about global health for your specific subject.
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health - an american organization of over 130 academic institutions and other organizations from around the world that are engaged in addressing global health challenges. CUGH was established in 2008 with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation. Its mission is to build interdisciplinary collaborations between universities and other sectors to facilitate the sharing and implementation of knowledge to address global health challenges.
Some of the most useful tools include:
A discussion forum, educational modules and a list of resources including training modules in the form of online powerpoint slides, for topics such as infectious diseases, cardiovascular disease, health economics and health systems, but also:
- Disability and Rehabilitation
- Global Occupational Health
- Visual Impairment
- Causes of Violence and Effect on Community and Individual Health
- Gender Based Violence
Global Oral Health:
- Ethical Challenges in Short-Term Global Health Training (Johns Hopkins and Stanford University)
- Global Health Learning Centre with a wide range of Certificate Programs
Cielo Global Health Media a video production company in the US, has produced a television series, also available on their website, called Global Health Frontiers. The episodes are each about 20 minutes long and cover global health challenges from different countries, including issues such as malnutrition, maternal mortality, infectious diseases and NCD challenges like smoking.
Construct you own online quiz:
Kahoot is a very simple and free way of constructing online surveys or quizzes. Test your students global health knowledge - students simply use their smartphone to answer the quesitons of your quiz! Super easy and a lot of fun!