Model Partnerships & GH: Majid Sadigh


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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.
  • Model Partnerships & GH: Majid Sadigh

    1. 1. Yale International Health Program Johnson and Johnson Physician Scholars in International Health Majid Sadigh, M.D. Yale School of Medicine [email_address] April 2009
    2. 2. GOALS <ul><li>To commit to reduce health disparities </li></ul><ul><li>To inspire a more global vision of health care in residency programs </li></ul><ul><li>To organize 4-6 week rotations for second and third year residents </li></ul><ul><li>To develop multiple international clinical sites, providing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary to tertiary care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation, mentoring and living quarters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full subsidization </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. SITES <ul><li>Eritrea </li></ul><ul><li>Uganda </li></ul><ul><li>Tugela Ferry (KwaZulu Natal, South Africa) </li></ul><ul><li>Liberia </li></ul><ul><li>Indonesia </li></ul><ul><li>Honduras </li></ul>
    4. 4. Partnership Models in International Health: The Yale Experience
    5. 5. OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Historical perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Mission & Vision of collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learned </li></ul>
    6. 7. Makerere University / Mulago Hospital Mulago Complex Medical School New Mulago
    7. 8. Faculty and House Staff <ul><li>Knowledgeable, academically-focused and enthusiastic about partnering with American physicians and institutions  </li></ul>
    8. 9. Research versus Patient Care
    9. 11. Makerere University Yale University Program Improvement in Patients’ Care by Enhancement of Medical Education & Research
    10. 12. Essential Elements of the Program <ul><li>Multidisciplinary structure of program </li></ul><ul><li>Continuity of our presence </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a twinning model to be implemented at other institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Training of leaders in Global Health </li></ul>
    11. 13. Inpatient/Outpatient/Didactics
    12. 14. Ugandan Society <ul><li>Counseling Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Language and Culture training </li></ul><ul><li>Social and Political Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Social activities </li></ul>Luganda classes at lunch Social/Political Sciences Seminars
    13. 15. Field Trips
    14. 16. KASENSERO HIV infected mothers with HIV infected children in Kasensero
    15. 17. GULU
    16. 18. Church Genocide Memorial “ You are my brother; Why do you kill me?”
    17. 19. Accomplishments
    18. 20. REMEDY (Recovered Medical Equipment for the Developing World)
    19. 22. Local Homepage for Computer Lab <ul><li>This page was created in consultation with clinicians and technical staff </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates access to frequently used resources & reduces strain on limited Internet bandwidth </li></ul>*login and password information masked on this slide for security reasons
    20. 23. Capacity Building
    21. 25. 4A Lab in Yale Firm
    22. 26. PERSONNEL
    23. 27. Man Power Coverage: The 2 year Summary <ul><li>31 Faculty: 86 Wks </li></ul><ul><li>4 Career physicians: 19 Wks </li></ul><ul><li>38 Residents: 149 Wks </li></ul><ul><li>Students: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11 Medical: 95 wks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 PA: 24 wks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 MPH: 30 wks </li></ul></ul>
    24. 28. The Greatest Accomplishment <ul><li>Energizing the leadership in Makerere to implement standards that are patient-centered in both their patient care as well as education </li></ul>
    25. 30. Lessons Learned <ul><li>Preparation of trainees and trainers </li></ul><ul><li>Clear goals and objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Shared motives </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility and Professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Trust and Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Uncertainties </li></ul>