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Global Health is an interdisciplinary field that addresses health issues at a global scale, considering the impact of social, economic, and environmental factors on health outcomes. Global health professionals work to improve health equity, reduce health disparities, and address health challenges that transcend national borders. This field involves collaboration with international organizations, governments, and local communities to address issues such as infectious diseases, maternal and child health, and non-communicable diseases.

Global health specialists may engage in research, policy development, and healthcare delivery strategies to improve health outcomes globally. Advances in global health include the development of vaccines, the implementation of public health interventions, and initiatives to strengthen healthcare systems in resource-limited settings. Global health professionals play a crucial role in promoting health as a fundamental human right and addressing health issues with a global impact.
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PD 27 - Unlocking Digital and AI Technologies...

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As we have seen with financial payments and credit, the digital transformation of the health sector can be key to including the poorest and the most vulnerable into inclusive, affordable national health...

Dentistry is Killing us - Health is Wealth

Jaz Gulati

Specialty:  Global Health
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In this episode with Dr. Rohan Verma, we talked about how we can recognize that something’s not working for our health - and what steps we can take to improve our health. Dr Rohan Verma - Dentist...

Affordable Medical Technology for Use in Low...

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Presentation title: "Affordable Medical Technology to Use in Low Income Countries.". Author: Jenny Dankelman. This video was recorded during SMIT 2022 meeting in Oslo (May 2022). Produced by...

WS 13 - Are Countries Ready for the Next Pandemic?

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The COVID-19 crisis has revealed suboptimal levels of country response, resulting in huge impact on individuals, communities, societies and economies. The Economist Impact has completed a research project,...

Record Keeping and Emotional Intelligence – PDP112

Jaz Gulati

Specialty:  Global Health
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In this episode, Dr. Shaun Selllars and Dr. Zak Kara sit down for a conversation about all things record-keeping and emotional intelligence 13:36 Emotional Intelligence and Dentistry 23:56 How to Connect...

PD 11 - Strengthening Universal Health Coverage

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We are only a decade away from meeting the targets outlined in SDG 3 - in particular, Universal Health Coverage. At a global level, UHC index has improved from 45.8 in 1990 to 60.3 in 2019, but the achievement...

KEY 06 - WHO Council on the Economics of Health...

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Global Health needs new economic thinking – a proactive Health for All economic agenda, to shape our economies so they truly have wellbeing and inclusion at the center of how we create value, measure...

PD 28 - Vaccine Policy for Health Equity

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The accelerated development and deployment of novel vaccines against COVID-19 made it possible to offer vaccination against this pandemic for virtually everybody in high income countries one year after...

KEY 05 - The Role of the European Union in Global...

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The initiatives to create a European Health Union entail an important political opportunity to strengthen the global health role of the EU. The EU’s internal legal and political capacity for health immediately...

WS 20 - G7: New Presidency - New Initiative?

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In the declarations of the “G-formats”, member states have shown a tendency to come up with new initiatives tackling (among others) issues related to global health outside of the UN system, such as the...

D 13 - Investing in Women and Resilient Health...

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Sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health (SRMNAH) is an essential component of the Sustainable Development Goals. Improving SRMNAH requires increased commitment to, and investment...

WS 19 - Pettenkofer Talks: How to Build a Career...

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With Pettenkofer Talks, we would like to point out and make attractive possible career paths and professions to interdisciplinary young professionals in the field of Global Public Health through an interactive,...

D 12 - Health Inequalities & Youth: The COVID-19...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated pre-existing health inequalities across the world. The pandemic has pushed health systems to their core causing an unequal distribution of deaths...

PD 26 - Protecting Essential Health Services...

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As world leaders strive to bring the spread of COVID-19 under control, a secondary health crisis rages in many lower income countries. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupts access to many essential health services,...

PD 24 - Challenges for Children Today: Climate,...

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Are we doing enough to ensure health and well-being for the world's children, the future of our global population? Clearly not, says an international Commission of child health experts, who, in February...

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