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Teaching Ebola

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Everyone who teaches global health must now wrestle with what to say and do about Ebola. Should we add a session on Ebola to our courses? Should we begin each class with … Continue reading

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Some “Crowdsourcing” on Teaching Global Health

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 In April 2014, Unite for Sight asked me to facilitate a workshop on teaching global health at its annual Global Health and Innovation Conference. The aims of the 90-minute workshop were to … Continue reading

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Your Student’s Future in Global Health – Some of What They Need to Know … and Not Know

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Students regularly come to me asking what they need to know to work in Global Health. They also frequently ask what I wish I had known when I was their age (which … Continue reading

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Teaching about Health Equity and Equality

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Equity and equality issues are central to Global Health and we want all of our students to be able to take an “equity lens” to Global Health concerns. Thus, it is critical … Continue reading

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Keeping Up in Global Health – What’s New, Important, and Valuable for Teaching

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 As the school semester begins, many of us who teach Global Health are busy updating our syllabi. This would be important in any field. However, it is especially important in Global Health, … Continue reading

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Global Health and the Allocation of “Scarce Resources”

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 This month, I wanted to highlight the challenges of dealing with excess demand for courses. This is a variant, of course, on some of the themes discussed in the chapter of Global … Continue reading

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Teaching a Four Session Global Health Course – to Seasoned Professionals

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Since 2001, I have taught two to four introductory Global Health courses each year to undergraduates. In the last two years, I have taught an introductory Global Health course to graduate students, … Continue reading

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Assessing Student Performance

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 The end of the school year is the perfect time to think about how to measure the extent to which students have met your learning objectives. To get a ‘fix’ on what … Continue reading

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Teaching Tuberculosis

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Despite substantial progress in reducing the burden of TB disease, TB remains the leading cause of curable communicable diseases in the world. It is estimated that about 8.7 million people fell ill … Continue reading

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