Jun. 13, 2019

Global health net work competition .

Video Competition: Your Chance to Star in The Global Network Film and Win a Workshop at Your Centre!

 

We're delighted to announce a new video competition inviting our amazing members (YOU!) to submit a short video clip sharing how The Global Health Network has been an avenue for your vision and helped you in your career and professional development.

 

Shortlisted entries will be featured in an upcoming short film showcasing what The Global Health Network is all about. The winner will be awarded a fully funded Global Health Network Research Skills workshop at their centre.

 

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT HOW TO ENTER

 

Preterm Infant Feeding and Growth Monitoring: Implementation of the Intergrowth-21st Protocol Course Now Available in Italian

 

This training course is a practical interactive package targeted at health professionals caring for preterm infants that promotes the INTERGROWTH-21st international standards for preterm postnatal growth and the feeding protocol. This course is also available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian.

 

For more about the course or to take the course, click here

 

Reminder: Wellcome Want to Hear Your Ideas that Can Transform Global Health

 

There’s been a fantastic response to the Wellcome survey so far, thank you to everyone who has taken part and / or shared it.

 

This is a reminder for those who have yet to complete the survey to not miss this important opportunity. Please help influence how Wellcome can support pivotal trials that transform global health.

 

Thank you in advance for your time in completing this short survey and sharing it with your colleagues.

 

If you have any questions about the survey please contact Elena Netsi, Portfolio Manager Population Health at Wellcome, e.netsi@wellcome.ac.uk

 

Deadline: 14 June 2019

 

For more information or to complete the survey, click here

 

Calling Clinical Researchers across Latin America or the Caribbean - Participate in Knowledge Gap Analysis Survey

 

Are you or any of your colleagues involved in any research across Latin America or the Caribbean? REDe would like to invite you to take part in a short survey, which is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French. It will take no more than 10 minutes to complete and your answers will be incredibly helpful for guiding and determining the development of future training and resources!

 

For more information and to take part, click here

 

Calling Clinical Researchers across sub-Saharan Africa - Participate in Knowledge Gap Analysis Survey

 

Are you or any of your colleagues involved in health research across sub-Saharan Africa? The African Coalition for Epidemic Research, Response and Training (ALERRT) would like to invite you to take part in a short survey, which is available in English and French to help determine the health research capacity gaps for ALERRT partner institutions. It will take no more than 10 minutes to complete and your answers will be incredibly helpful for guiding and determining the development of future training and resources!

 

For more information and to take part, click here

 

Impact Assessment Underway to Understand Clinical and Research Impact of INTERGROWTH-21st Tools after 120,000 Downloads

 

A big thank you to everyone that responded to the INTERGROWTH-21st survey. Members were invited to share their experiences as well as their suggestions for improvements of the INTERGROWTH-21st tools. Read about research midwife Arancha de la Horra who’s leading the impact assessment here.

 

For the INTERGROWTH-21st tools, click here

 

Abstract Submission Open for Conference on Emerging Infections in the Americas Common Interests and Collaboration between Brazil and USA in Brazil, December 4-7th.

 

The IV FAMERP-UTMB conference will feature keynote lectures, short talks and round-tables with renowned specialists and researchers that will discuss the status of leading, cutting-edge research around several vector-borne diseases, including arboviruses, rickettsia, and malaria among others.

Deadline for abstract submissions: 31 July 2019

 

For more information visit: http://arbovirology.famerp.br/

 

Free Medical Emergency Training Available Via Free App, Certificate Included

 

The LIFE (Life-saving Instruction for Emergencies) app for Android smartphones is a 3D simulation training app for smartphones that teaches healthcare workers how to manage medical emergencies using game-like training techniques to reinforce the key steps that need to be performed in order to save lives.

 

To read more and to download the app visit: http://www.oxlifeproject.org/

 

Watch Replay of Webinar Series on the Toolkit for Research and Development of Paediatric Antiretroviral Drugs and Formulations

 

The toolkit identifies the challenges and outlines possible solutions for promoting and accelerating timely and high-quality research and development of antiretroviral drug formulations suitable for infants, children, adolescents and pregnant and breastfeeding women. To access the toolkit, click here

 

New Collection of Resources to Support Community Engagement with Health Research Before, During and After Epidemics

 

Book on Ethics Available to Download for Free: Rethinking Health Care Ethics by Stephen Scher and Kasia Kozlowska

 

New Member Hubs on The Global Health Network:

 

AKU SONAM C.A.R.E (Clinical Best Practice, Alumni & Associations, Research, Education)

A one-stop shop for nurses and midwives working in East Africa and beyond. Coordinated by the Aga Khan University, School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU SONAM). The long term goal is to ensure that nurses are well equipped to provide quality, evidence-based, and patient-centered care.

 

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Antimicrobial resistance has been labelled a global health emergency.  It is increasingly a priority of national governments and international organisations, as well as medical providers, charities and researchers.  But in spite of the recognition of this problem, it can be very difficult to know what to do, both due to difficulties finding the most up-to-date evidence, and in knowing which of the published evidence applies to your practice.

 

The Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition Network

The Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition Network (CHAIN) is a group of clinical experts, scientists and advisors worldwide seeking to optimize care for vulnerable children in limited resource settings.

The CHAIN Network aims to identify the biological mechanisms and the socio-economic factors that determine a child’s risk of mortality in the six months following presentation to medical care with an acute illness.

 

Global Birth Defects

Global Birth Defects provides a collection of guides and materials to assist with the diagnosis and surveillance of congenital anomalies for health research professionals working in birth defects surveillance systems, public health and pregnancy cohort studies. The team behind Global Birth Defects are busy developing a user-friendly app for the description and coding of externally visible congenital anomalies which is currently in testing phase 1, more information here.

 

PRECISE Community

The PRECISE Network which stands for Pregnancy Care Integrating translational Science, Everywhere, is a broadly-based group of research scientists and health advocates working in collaboration to investigate placental disorders in sub-Saharan Africa.