DGHI research scholar Joe Egger and a few of his students are at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health today, getting ready to give a presentation on their Bass Connections research on the effects of organizational and educational interventions on adherence to clinical practice guidelines in a low resource primary care setting in Kenya.
DGHI's Dennis Clements is traveling in Honduras with a group of medical students. Here they're having lunch at the Heifer International Retreat House yesterday. This morning, they head to the Las Mercedes clinic with meds, supplies and toiletries donated by Burt's Bees!
DGHI visiting scholar Muhammad Pate has been selected to co-chair the Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola. The panel will analyze the weaknesses in the global health system exposed by the Ebola outbreak, and offer recommendations for institutional changes required to address them.
Last night, DGHI's Lysa MacKeen led a "Health & Safety" workshop for students in the Student Research Training Program. Students wrestled with questions like, "How do you know when you're dehydrated?" "What are some strategies for dealing with stress?" and "Should you pet cute, fluffy feral animals?"