3098.0 WFPHA Panel: International Public Health Education: The Experience from MPH Programs in Developing Settings Worldwide (WEBCAST)

Monday, November 5, 2007: 10:30 AM
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.
Session Objectives: Recognize core components of an international public health program. Recognize the pitfalls and opportunities for starting public health education institutes in developing settings . Assess quality of international public health programs. Recognize the differences between programs and how the local environment helps shape the public health curriculum.
Omar Khan, MD MHS
Allan Rosenfield, MD and Barbara Hatcher, RN, PhD, MPH

11:10 AM
Public health education at an innovative SPH in Bangladesh: Updates, achievements and challenges
Richard Cash, MD, MPH, A. Mushtaque Chowdhury, PhD and Gregory Pappas, MD PhD

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