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

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Dec 30, 2013 11:17:14 AM

    Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101

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    Topics: Author, Global health, Richard Skolnik, IHME, Million Death Study, Roll Back Malaria, World Bank, Yale, Centre for Globalh Health Research, Gapminder, Global Health 101, Global health, Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, Richard Skolnik Blog, Stop TB, The Global Burden of Disease, The Lancet, UNAIDS

    Teaching about Undernutrition

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Jun 26, 2013 10:10:44 AM

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    Topics: Author, Global health, Richard Skolnik, Malnutrition is Still a Major Contributor of Child, Population Reference Bureau, Repositioning Nutrition as Central to Development, Save the Children, Tackling Child Malnutrition, Undernutrition, World Bank, DALYs, Disability Adjusted Life Yearse, Essentials of Global Health, Global Health 101, Global health, Global Health Diseases Systems Program and Policie, Improving Child Nutrition: The achievable for glob, James Levinson, Richard Skolnik Blog, Sustaining Political Commitments to Scaling Up Nut, The Lancet

    Keeping the Classroom Alive with Global Health ‘Cases’ and Role Playing

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Feb 11, 2013 10:19:59 AM

    Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101

    One aim of teaching global health is to help students master the basic concepts and frameworks that concern our field. These include, for example, the burden of disease, tools for comparing alternative investments, cultural issues related to health, and ethical issues related to the allocation of scarce health resources. As I mentioned in several earlier blogs, we try in my introductory global health courses to enhance student understanding of key concepts by examining ‘cases’ and role playing.

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    Topics: AIDS, Global health, Richard Skolnik, World Bank, Yale School of Public Health, Global Health 101, Global health, Richard Skolnik Blog

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