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Global Health Training Day for Core Trainees

Rachana Bhatt

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

Global Health Training Day for Core Trainees

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Global Health Training Ended Free  

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To widen core trainees’ understanding of global health and the economic, social, political and cultural forces that shape health and health systems worldwide. 

Proposed structure:



Broad themes:


0930 - 1000


What is global health?

Non-clinical determinants of health, including social, political, economic and environmental factors.


The major challenges currently facing global health.

Dr Parveen kumar



1000 – 1030


The impact of globalisation on global health

The impact that e.g. trade, migration, travel has had on global health.

Mike Rowson




1030 - 1100

Questions and coffee break


1100 - 1130

Global cooperation for global health

The major players in international health.


Recognition that ill health (especially infectious diseases) can transcend boarders and that solutions often require global collaboration.  

Professor Anthony Kessel


1130 - 1200

The MDGs and beyond

The success of and the challenges faced by the MDGs. What next for the post 2015 agenda?

Professor Sir Andy Haines



1200 - 1230

Health systems structuring and finance

Recognise that health systems are structured and financed differently across the globe and to recognise the impact this has on access to healthcare and population health.

Models to improve quality of care in global health.


1230 - 1315



1315 - 1345

Mental Health

The global burden of mental health and the services available.

An introduction to different health belief models surrounding mental illness.

The impact of conflict (and migration) on mental health.

Alex Cohen


1345 - 1415

Global health in the UK

Examine how health can be distributed inequitably both between countries and within countries and to think about major health and social issues facing vulnerable groups within the UK e.g. asylum seekers, trafficked minors.

Dr Clare shortall


1415 - 1445



1445 - 1515

Working in global health: benefits to both the host country and the NHS?

To think about some of the key challenges faced by clinicians when working in low and middle income countries including clinical decision making in limited resource settings.


Ethical issues involved in short-term global health placements overseas.

Graeme Chisholm


1515 – 1545

Global health training for doctors in the UK

Global health training for doctors in the UK – does it have a role within the mainstream curriculum?

Advances made in global health training and future opportunities.

Dr Phil Gothard


1545 – 1615

Questions and close




Do you have questions about Global Health Training Day for Core Trainees? Contact Rachana Bhatt

When & Where

Princess Alex Lecture Theatre,
Ashfield Street
E1 6NR London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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