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Students; transforming health workforce education for the future

Broadening career horizons. A dental intern at the United Nations

Julian Fisher inteviews Gabriela Sardon , a young dentist from Peru about her experiences as an intern at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Geneva, Switzerland. 1. With your experience at UNEP do you think that global health should be included in the dental undergraduate education... Read more

Youth Forum in Dublin- What was that about?

Youth Forum in Dublin, what was that about? Ave Pold, International Association of Dental Students, External Relations Chairwoman Last November a huge global health event, namely the 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health , was held in Dublin, Ireland. I had the chance to both represent... Read more

Advocacy for Lifelong Learning Systems in Africa

Advocacy for Lifelong Learning Systems in Africa UNESCO Director-General (DG), Audrey Azoulay, advocated for education as a priority investment for sustainable development at a conference organized by the French Development Agency (AFD) in Paris on 19 January 2018. The DG identified a second... Read more

Connecting Future Rural Healthcare Workers with Rural Communities

Connecting Future Rural Healthcare Workers with Rural Communities About two years ago I was a young doctor working in Croatia and training in family medicine. As in many areas of the world Croatia is country that is experiencing a lack of doctors and is struggling to retain its health workforce... Read more

Case Study: Primary Healthcare Clinical Placements during Nursing and Midwifery Education in Lesotho

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Integrating the social determinants of health into health workforce education and training

The Brazilian Ministry of Education established in 2002 a comprehensive framework that led the National Guidelines for Undergraduate Courses as a whole (BRAZIL 2002). In the health field, such Guidelines pointed out the need for professionals trained in the “real-world”, that is to say the health-working environment. In this context, the training should refer to the Brazilian National Unified Health System (SUS) as a priority setting for learning and practice.

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Mainstreaming Disaster Health Education

Background Disaster Health has often been a reactionary approach for policy makers and Governance in India. In the year 2014, India witnessed a massive flood in Jammu and Kashmir region which was the costliest natural disaster of 2014 causing a loss and damage of US$ 16 Billion. Cyclone Hudhud in... Read more

The Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed (CRHP)

 

 

 

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Promoting Interprofessional Education through Healthy Competition

Promoting Interprofessional Education through Healthy Competition By Cary Amiel G. Villanueva and Jan Ynav T. Quiz The Blue Team composed of Jan Philippe H. Tan (Medicine), Dana Lee Acosta (Behavioral Sciences), Hannah M. Pellejo (Physical Therapy), Holymn Faith Buan (Pharmacy) and Karen Joyce... Read more

Beyond the Doha Youth Declaration on Reshaping the Humanitarian Agenda

Children and youth are considered a vulnerable population in disasters and conflicts. They have specific needs and, in times of crisis, may be subjected to violence and abuse. However, in recent years, young people have emerged as thinkers and active players in humanitarian response. This trend is... Read more

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