Transformative Education
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Community based and health systems education

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Nadia Miniclier Cobb

Nadia's passion and focus are on education for global health equity and the development of the 2030 global health workforce. She is currently the president of the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators. Her work the World Health...Read full bio
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Erica Wheeler

My background is in public health and my career and academic studies cover a range of areas in research, policy and planning a period of some 25 years. I have worked for the World Health Organization over the last 14 years and for a brief period for...Read full bio
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Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde

Dr Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde is the Director of the MEPI Coordinating Center at The African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST). She had until December 2010 been an associate professor and head of the department of Radiology at...Read full bio

Discussions

Ground breaking study on 'new' cadre of heath workforce

This study is very timely as WHO developes its Global Strategy for Human Resources for Health, and a potential resolution at the World Health Assembly in 2016. Accelerated Medically Trained Clinicians, AMTCs is the proposed title to describe practitioners who have been trained in an accelerated... Read more

A Call to Action; Accelerated Medically Trained Clinicians and the social determinants of health

#AMTC_HRH A Call to Action; Accelerated Medically Trained Clinicians and the social determinants of health Author; Nadia Cobb MS, PA-C Key reference: Findings from a survey of an uncategorized cadre of clinicians in 46 countries--Increasing access to medical care with a focus on regional needs... Read more

The Non-Physician Clinician - the Invisible Workforce

The Global Health Workforce Alliance estimates that by 2035 the global shortage of healthcare providers will be 12.9 million 1 . Current estimates are that over 1 billion people do not have access to health care providers today. 2 The non-physician clinician (NPC) plays an important role in the... Read more

Working in International Hospital Kampala

PHOTO STORY – A HEALTH WORKER IN KAMPALA, UGANDA (PHOTOS TO BE CREDITED © WHO/ABDI HAKIM MOHAMED) The International Hospital Kampala (IHK) is a private healthcare facility located in Uganda’s capital city. It employs 350 people, making it the largest provider of private medical services in Uganda... Read more

Their stories, health worker photo stories from WHO

WHO profiles photo stories of health workers WHO estimates the global health worker shortfall to be over 4.2 million. That shortage is impairing provision of essential, life-saving interventions such as childhood immunizations, safe pregnancy and childbirth services for mothers, and access to... Read more

Implementing Global Human Resources for Health Education Reform

CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO "Global Human Resoruces for Health Education Reform, an issue at the heart of the World Health Organizsation". Key points: Global migration forces of health workforce / curriculum to consider and address the needs and challenges of next 10 - 15 years / new competences of... Read more

Generating renewed momentum for the HRH agenda in a changing context

Generating renewed momentum for the HRH agenda in a changing context Human resources for health (HRH) challenges are in many countries one of the largest impediments to scaling up access to health services, and to achieve the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and universal health coverage... 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

Post 2015, Re-examining health professionals’ education and training

Implementing global human resources for health education reform; Examining experiences and the evidence Plenary 2; Prince Mahidol Award Conference, Thailand, Jan 2014 1. Context: Re-examining health professionals’ education and training within the post 2015 development agenda Education of health... 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

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