Online Program

Challenges and Opportunities in Writing internationally about Women's and Children's Health: Lessons Learned from Global Health Authors (A Foster)

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Angel M. Foster, DPhil, MD, AM, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa & Ibis Reproductive Health, Ottawa, ON, Canada
In this presentation I will reflect on my experience as the guest editor of a special issue of MCHJ and as a member of the journal's editorial board. I will offer some observations on the strengths and weakness of submissions focused on international health and from international study teams.

Learning Areas:

Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Discuss challenges and opportunities for writing internationally for maternal and child health

Keyword(s): International Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I hold an Endowed Chair in Women's Health Research at the University of Ottawa and serve on the Editorial Board of the Maternal Child Health Journal.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.