In this video, Dr Greg Martin provides a brief overview of what health systems are and how it is that the building blocks of health systems fit together.
Global health and public health practitioners use Health Economics to better understand the decisions that get made that affect health.
If you want to find a job in global health, this is for you.
U.S. efforts to combat the Zika virus in the US and abroad
If you're interested in Global Health then keep an eye on This Week in Global Health (TWiGH). TWiGH is a live, interactive, weekly global health news update. With Dr Greg Martin.
Public Health Degrees.org is a comprehensive search engine designed for students who are interested in learning more about Public Health and Health Sciences programs around the United States.
The Zika virus appears to have emerged from nowhere, causing widespread health concerns throughout the world after decades of relative silence.
The Zika virus is another wild card dealt to us by nature. It was first discovered in 1947.
Looking for a job in global health? A 4 part series that takes a look at what you need to do to get your career in global health off to a good start.
The SWAT and SWAR programme is identifying issues about the methods of trials and systematic reviews about which there is sufficient uncertainty to justify research to support well-informed decision making about future designs and choices.
Field trials of interventions against disease in low and middle income countries (LMICs) may be complex and expensive undertakings. This 3rd edition of the Field Trials Toolbox has been compiled by over 30 contributors with extensive direct experience in the design, conduct, and analysis of field trials in LMICs, and it attempts to document their accumulated experience for the guidance of those who might undertake field trials of health interventions. It can be read in its entirety as an introduction to the field and/or can serve as a reference volume during each of the different stages of planning, conducting, and analysing a field trial.
Investigator initiated pragmatic clinical trials rather than explanatory clinical trials are needed. Collaborative trials should give something back to the community.
Are you a research scientist working in Global Health? Or an institution looking for partners to run a clinical trial? Site Finder is for you.
New Public Management (public sector reforms which draw on business ideology) are increasingly seen in African ministries of health. This talk concentrates on the effects of NPM reform on Ethiopian hospitals and how efforts to be 'more business-like' have many unintended consequences for hospitals and patients.
Professor Bongani M Mayosi from the Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital & University of Cape Town describes the transofmation of the science cohort in South Africa.
Professor Mike English explains how KEMRI-Wellcome are ''working with government to generate patient level data from a network of Kenyan hospitals as a platform for research'.
Although detection of delirium using the current tools is excellent in research settings, in routine clinical practice, this is not the case. Together with nursing staff, we developed a screening tool (RADAR) to address certain limitations of existing tools, notably administration time, ease-of-use and generalizability.
UK EQUATOR Centre Publication School: Writing research articles fit for purpose - Learn the secrets of success in writing, publishing, and disseminating your research. 6th Julay 2015, University of Oxford.