Online Program

Building partnerships and coalitions for international programs

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The session describes latest innovations in building coalitions across partners to improve health outcomes. We will use examples from different countries to highlight the gaps in partnership building and initiatives that improve these gaps.
Session Objectives: Describe programs that build coalitions and partnerships in international health. Analyze partnership approaches and initiatives that form successful collaborations to achieve health outcomes.

Partnerships and strategies to help define the burden of sickle cell disease in Uganda: The Uganda Sickle Surveillance Study (US3)   
Arielle Hernandez, BA, Charles Kiyaga, MSc MPhil, Thad Howard, MS, Grace Ndeezi, MBChB MMed PhD, Jane Ruth Aceng, MBChB MMED MPH and Russell Ware, MD PhD
Partners and Hosts: Narratives about Power and Relationships in Short-term Medical Service Trips   
Kevin Sykes, PhD, MPH, Sarah Finocchario-Kessler, PhD, MPH, Megha Ramaswamy, PhD, MPH and Mary Zimmerman, PhD
Cross Border Initiative for Polio Eradication in Horn of Africa   
Bal Bhui, Anthony Kisanga, Filimona Bisrat and Mercy Lutukai, Regional Advisor- Monitoring& Evaluation Officer, CGPP HOA
Preparing for the next Ebola: A community- engaged approach to infection prevention and control   
Meredith Minkler, DrPH, MPH, Frederick Marais, PhD, Nancy Gibson, PhD, Shaheen Mehtar, FRC (Path) FC, MD and Sama Banya, MD
Global Lessons, Local Impact: Development of the CDC's Global and Territorial Health Research Network – A Thematic Network of the Prevention Research Centers Program   
Timothy Dye, PhD, Karen Peters, DrPH, Beth Comerford, MS, Haq Nawaz, MD, MPH, Margaret Demment, PhD, Jose Cordero, MD, MPH, Angela Sy, DrPH, Thomas Fogg, MS, MPH, Rachel Blumenfeld, MPH, Regina Sullivan, OD, MPH and Massoudi Mehran, Ph.D., M.P.H.

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Vietnam Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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