Transformative Education
for Health Professionals

Ongoing Discussions - Education and training institutions

strong supply chains are essential for positive health outcomes

One of People that Deliver (PtD) ’s strategic goals is to achieve “global recognition that strong supply chains are essential for positive health outcomes and require a competent, recognized and supported supply chain workforce with significant technical and managerial capacity.” To build this... Read more

Transformative learning with the people

Transformative learning with the people, for the people: a nurse-midwife’s experience in the Philippines Daisyrie Aidyl Pamogas Licensed midwife and nursing student University of the Philippines Manila-School of Health Sciences I feel truly grateful for being invited to the Prince Mahidol Award... Read more

Leading the Change in Croatia, Innovative Projects on Social Determinants of Health

Innovative Education through Projects on Social Determinants of Health – Leading the Change in Croatia By Ljiljana Lukić University of Zagreb Medical School, National Public Health Officer, Croatian Medical Students International Committee (CroMSIC) - Member, Advisory Council on Youth, Ministry of... Read more

Innovative Education through Projects on Social Determinants of Health – Leading the Change in Croatia

Innovative Education through Projects on Social Determinants of Health – Leading the Change in Croatia By Ljiljana Lukić , University of Zagreb Medical School National Public Health Officer, Croatian Medical Students International Committee (CroMSIC) / Member, Advisory Council on Youth, Ministry of... Read more

Role of physicians in helping patients to adapt and in developing public policy to mitigate climate change

As part of the preparations for the 2014 Prince Mahidol Award Conference Dr Julian Fisher ( JF ) spoke to Dr Margaret Mungherera (MM) President of the World Medical Association (WMA) about the role of physicians in helping patients to adapt and in developing public policy to mitigate climate change... Read more

Looking beyond health: broadening perspectives

Looking beyond health: broadening perspectives World Health Organisation recently announced the creation of an expanded Department for Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health. Dr Maria Neira, Director of this new department and Professor Sir Michael Marmot, UCL, London are... Read more

Environmental health determinants account for significant inequities in health

Environmental health determinants account for significant inequities in health As part of the build up to the WHO co-hosted session 'Looking beyond health; broadening perspectives at the Prince Mahidol Conference, Julian Fisher (JF) was pleased to interview Professor P atricia Butterfield (PB),... Read more

Alternative learning for health equity: lessons from student organizations

Social Determinants to Health (SDH); Over the next ten days we will be featuring blogs SDH in the lead up to the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC), Bangkok, Thailand 27-31 Jan 2014. WHO has a number of side events and parallel sessions, which highlight SDH within its work on transformative... Read more

Social accountability, Could it be used to underpin the health-education system model to empower society in addressing health inequities, by holding health and education systems accountable ?

Social Accountability will feature in several sessions during the Prince Mahidol Award Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, Jan 2014; Plenary 2 poses the question "The vision for transforming education includes the promotion of social accountability in health workforce education and in close... Read more

IPE: research from the Western Cape, South Africa

We continue our series of interviews with speakers who are participating in WHO co-hosted sessions at the Prince Mahidol Award Confernce in Bangkok, Jan 2014 . Linda Shuro will be presenting in session 3.5 (Thursday 30th January); Implementing Interprofessional Education for Health Equity;... Read more

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