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Tristan Dreisbach

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:50
Case Writer, Global Health Delivery Project

Tristan works as a case writer on the research and development of GHD's teaching case collection. He previously worked as a senior research

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Beyond hospital walls: an interview with Carlos Faerron Guzman

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:41
August 31, 2017

Dr. Carlos Faerron Guzman is Director of Inter American Center for Global Health in Costa Rica. Read more about Beyond hospital walls: an interview with Carlos Faerron Guzman

Jessica Cohen, PhD

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:41
Associate Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Affiliated Professor, Jameel-Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Burke Fellow, Harvard Global Health Institute

Dr. Jessica Lee Cohen is Associate Professor of Global Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and an Affiliated Professor at the Jameel-Poverty

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Put your heart and soul into it: an interview with Naufa Damda

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 02:07
August 31, 2017

Naufa Damda is a physical therapist and co-creator of a medical startup, Scrubz, aiming to improve the quality of medical clothing, instruments and textbooks for health care professionals in the UAE.  Read more about Put your heart and soul into it: an interview with Naufa Damda

We’re all in this together: an interview with Priya Kundu

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 01:58
August 31, 2017

Dr. Priya Kundu is a Psychiatrist and Pagenel Global Mental Health Delivery Fellow with Partners in Health (PIH) in Rwanda. Read more about We’re all in this together: an interview with Priya Kundu

Consider the context: an interview with Rawya Khodor

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 01:51
August 31, 2017Rawya Khodor is a Research Consultant at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs in Beirut, Lebanon. Read more about Consider the context: an interview with Rawya Khodor

A common-sense science: an interview with Terence Mark

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 01:36
August 31, 2017

Terence Mark is Medical Officer in charge of the emergency and outpatient department at Kavieng Hospital in Papua New Guinea. Read more about A common-sense science: an interview with Terence Mark

Launching a Health Literacy Initiative: Implementation Strategies

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 01:13
Launching a Health Literacy Initiative: Implementation Strategies. GHDonline.org, The Global Health Delivery Project. 2016.Abstract

This Expert Panel aimed to highlight health literacy programs and implementation strategies in a range of settings.

Supporting the Informal Caregiver: Implications for an Aging Society

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 01:02
Supporting the Informal Caregiver: Implications for an Aging Society. GHDonline.org, The Global Health Delivery Project. 2017.AbstractThis Expert Panel explored the needs of informal caregivers and various strategies for meeting them.

Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 00:55
Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care. GHDonline.org, The Global Health Delivery Project. 2017.AbstractThis Expert Panel explored the impact of language barriers on access to health services, quality of care, and patient outcomes. 

Australian Interoperability Project Spotlight: Learnings from the last decade

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:24
Australian Interoperability Project Spotlight: Learnings from the last decade. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2016.Abstract

This Project Spotlight provided an overview of the Australian experience with the viewpoint of what other countries and organizations implementing eHealth interoperability could learn.

Students looking for work in global health

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:22
Students looking for work in global health. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2016.Abstract

A discussion was started by a member who explained how difficult it was to find a job in Global Health (GH) and health IT despite having an advanced degree, and many members corroborated the reality that finding a job was difficult. The community responded with suggestions on both things to do as well as places to look for positions if you are starting off your career in international development.

Initiating End-of-Life Care Conversations

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:19
Initiating End-of-Life Care Conversations. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2015.AbstractThis panel examined ways to translate best practices for initiating end-of-life conversations across disparate settings.

The Role of NGOs in Strengthening Health Systems

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:47
The Role of NGOs in Strengthening Health Systems. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2011.Abstract

Panelists and members addressed the necessary elements of partnerships between NGOs and Ministries of Health; the challenges of administering joint programs; ways NGOs can build local human resource capacity; partnering with the public sector to meet infrastructure needs; and examples of successful partnerships.

Building Capacity for Diagnostics in Resource-Limited Settings

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:46
Building Capacity for Diagnostics in Resource-Limited Settings. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2013.Abstract

Members offered input on various labratory challenges including shortages of skilled staff, poor funding, a failure to meet safety standards and thus fail accreditation, and weak supply chain management systems.

Maternal Hemorrhage: Continuing Challenges and Strategies that Can Save Lives

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:45
Maternal Hemorrhage: Continuing Challenges and Strategies that Can Save Lives. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2013.Abstract

Providers dealing with maternal hemorrhage around the world shared and discussed their personal reflections, challenges, patient stories and experiences.

Managing Health Care Delivery

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:43
Managing Health Care Delivery. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2013.Abstract

Members shared their expertise in five areas related to management: the importance of management, what management duties entail, the skills or capacities managers need, external influences on management, and potential interventions to address management challenges.

Connected Health for Patients: Information Technologies for Better Care

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:42
Connected Health for Patients: Information Technologies for Better Care. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2013.Abstract

GHDonline organized a panel of experts in collaboration with the 2013 Connected Health Symposium, as part of the US Communities Initiative. Panelists discussed information technologies (IT) and how they can properly facilitate and enhance patient-centered care, as well as how to measure the impact of these applications.

Breakthrough Opportunities in Technologies for Patient Engagement

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:40
Breakthrough Opportunities in Technologies for Patient Engagement. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org. 2014.Abstract

During this month-long event, members discussed and shared ideas for different ways that technologies, care delivery processes, organizational models, incentives, or policies could, if scaled, bring about societal-level change, reduce costs, and improve quality.