Integration of Global Health and Child Neurology: Perspectives and Successful Partnerships Around the World

Integration of Global Health and Child Neurology: Perspectives and Successful Partnerships Around the World

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Friday 23 October 2020
01:00 PM- 03:00 PM
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Course Description:
In this symposium, we highlight the ways for participants to successfully partner with institutions around the world in order to integrate global health into child neurology practices.

The objectives include:

  1. Discuss various mechanisms and levels of involvement possible for child neurologists, including opportunities for those in training and early career phases.
  2. Identifying mechanisms of involvement for child neurologists based in higher resourced settings to partner with civil and NGO organizations in the developing world with a primary educational or clinical focus.
  3. Understand the perspectives of researchers in the developing world in order to build successful research collaborations.
  4. Providing an example of approaching research in global child neurology, including mechanisms for funding and partnership. Learning Objectives
  5. Identify opportunities for getting involved in global child neurology.
  6. Understand the core components of successful global research collaborations, including engagement, support for researchers in the developing world, and funding strategies.

Impact Statements

  1. Various mechanisms of involvement to provide effective support for child neurology practices in lower resource regions through global partnerships.
  2. Developing strategies to establish successful partnerships in the developing world for research collaborations.

Organizer: Archana A. Patel, MD, MPH; Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Integrating Global Health in a Child Neurology Career
Archana A. Patel, MD, MPH

How to Get Started – Clinical and Educational Opportunities in Global Child Neurology
Douglas G. Postels, MD, MS; Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Building a Research Collaboration – Considerations and Perspectives of Researchers from LMIC
Pauline Samia, Mphil; Aga Khan University, East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

Building a Research Collaboration – Considerations for Funding and an Example from the US and Nigeria
Edwin Trevathan, MD, MPH; Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA


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