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Session: International Public Health Education
3098.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
International Public Health Education
This panel will address various aspects of international public health education. These will include administrative and curricular aspects of setting up a successful public health degree program. It will also discuss culturally specific adaptations of MPH education. This session will summarize the panel presentations and implications for global public health education. It will also discuss how this approach affects the human resource situation of less developed settings relative to more developed areas.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Recognize core componenets of an international public health program 2. Recognize the pitfalls and opportunities for starting public health education institutes in developing settings 3. Assess quality of international public health programs 4. Recognize the differences between programs and how the local environment helps shape the public health curriculum.
Discussant(s):Omar Khan, MD MHS
Moderator(s):Allan Rosenfield, MD
10:30 AMA New Public Health Education Program in Bangladesh  [ Recorded presentation ]
A. Mushtaque Chowdhury, PhD
10:50 AMExperience from MPH programs in developing settings worldwide  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ian Lapp, PhD
11:10 AMBridging the gap in public health capacity in Africa: Experiences from Public Health Schools Without Walls in Uganda
George W. Pariyo, PhD, Nelson Sewankambo, PhD
11:30 AMEstablishing a school of public heatlh in southern India: Lessons learnt  [ Recorded presentation ]
K. Mohandas, MD, FRCA
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:APHA-World Federation of Public Health Associations
Endorsed by:International Health
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA