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Partnership Models in International Health

Partnership Models in International Health



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  • This photo was taken of a sixteen-year-old mother with her newborn in Lacor Hospital in the town of Gulu, located in the northwest of Uganda. Gulu has been flooded with nearly one and a half million Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), who live in over 20 camps in which HIV prevalence is high, life expectancy low, and poverty deep.

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  • Yale International Health Program Johnson and Johnson Physician Scholars in International Health Majid Sadigh, M.D. Yale School of Medicine [email_address] April 2009
    • To commit to reduce health disparities
    • To inspire a more global vision of health care in residency programs
    • To organize 4-6 week rotations for second and third year residents
    • To develop multiple international clinical sites, providing
      • Primary to tertiary care
      • Translation, mentoring and living quarters
      • Full subsidization
    • Eritrea
    • Uganda
    • Tugela Ferry (KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)
    • Liberia
    • Indonesia
    • Honduras
  • Partnership Models in International Health: The Yale Experience
    • Historical perspective
    • Mission & Vision of collaboration
    • Curriculum
    • Accomplishments
    • Lessons learned
  • Makerere University / Mulago Hospital Mulago Complex Medical School New Mulago
  • Faculty and House Staff
    • Knowledgeable, academically-focused and enthusiastic about partnering with American physicians and institutions 
  • Research versus Patient Care
  • Makerere University Yale University Program Improvement in Patients’ Care by Enhancement of Medical Education & Research
  • Essential Elements of the Program
    • Multidisciplinary structure of program
    • Continuity of our presence
    • Development of a twinning model to be implemented at other institutions
    • Training of leaders in Global Health
  • Inpatient/Outpatient/Didactics
  • Ugandan Society
    • Counseling Sessions
    • Language and Culture training
    • Social and Political Sessions
    • Social activities
    Luganda classes at lunch Social/Political Sciences Seminars
  • Field Trips
  • KASENSERO HIV infected mothers with HIV infected children in Kasensero
  • GULU
  • Church Genocide Memorial “ You are my brother; Why do you kill me?”
  • Accomplishments
  • REMEDY (Recovered Medical Equipment for the Developing World)
  • Local Homepage for Computer Lab
    • This page was created in consultation with clinicians and technical staff
    • Facilitates access to frequently used resources & reduces strain on limited Internet bandwidth
    *login and password information masked on this slide for security reasons
  • Capacity Building
  • 4A Lab in Yale Firm
  • Man Power Coverage: The 2 year Summary
    • 31 Faculty: 86 Wks
    • 4 Career physicians: 19 Wks
    • 38 Residents: 149 Wks
    • Students:
      • 11 Medical: 95 wks
      • 5 PA: 24 wks
      • 2 MPH: 30 wks
  • The Greatest Accomplishment
    • Energizing the leadership in Makerere to implement standards that are patient-centered in both their patient care as well as education
  • Lessons Learned
    • Preparation of trainees and trainers
    • Clear goals and objectives
    • Shared motives
    • Flexibility and Professionalism
    • Trust and Transparency
    • Sustainability
    • Uncertainties