Global Health, Equity & Primary Care

Jan 16 – 19, 2019

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9:00am–5:00pm

Details

January 16-19, 2019

Toronto, Canada

Course Description

This 4-day course offers a broad overview of global health with specific relevance to primary care. It is offered as an early exploration of the field of global health.

Some of the topics explored in this course are:

  • primary care in the context of global health
  • social determinants of health 
  • ethics of global health and service learning
  • essentials of infectious diseases
  • HIV/AIDS care
  • tuberculosis care
  • immigrant refugee health
  • indigenous health
  • caring for vulnerable populations in Canada and abroad
  • global health partnerships
  • career planning in global health

Audience

This course is open to family medicine residents and faculty, and allied health professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in global health.

Objectives

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Describe the evidence regarding the impact of primary care on global health locally and globally.
  • Describe the epidemiological trends, common management and treatment challenges related to communicable and non-communicable diseases relevant to global health practice.
  • Analyze and critically discuss common practical and ethical challenges in delivering care in low-resource settings.
  • Describe strategies to identify vulnerable populations in Toronto and describe tools and strategies to address the needs of specific vulnerable populations.
  • Identify opportunities for further mentorship and learning in global health available through the DFCM.

Format

  • Didactic sessions 
  • Interactive discussions
  • Networking opportunities

What Alumni Have to Say

“This course energized and empowered me like nothing has for years. But I came away with more than a feeling. I learned a variety of concrete ways people can be involved in global health...I will recommend the Primer to anyone in health care interested in working for a more equitable world.”

“The course was in one word: fantastic.  The speakers themselves were passionate and captivating, and I learned something new in each of the sessions…I finished the primer revitalized with my passion for global health, and with a strong sense of companionship among both the participants and speakers.”

Registration and Fees

Residents and Applied Health Professionals
Before November 30, 2018 - $725.00 plus HST
After November 30, 2018 - $825.00 plus HST

Clinicians and Faculty
Before November 30, 2018 - $925.00 plus HST
After November 30, 2018 - $1025.00 plus HST

The early registration deadline is November 30, 2018
The final registration deadline is December 21, 2018 

Register 

To register for this course contact: dfcm.globalhealth@utoronto.ca or click here

 

Location

Department of Family and Community Medicine
263 McCaul St., 3rd Floor
Toronto

Contact

dfcm.globalhealth@utoronto.ca
(416) 978-3763
2019-01-16 14:00:00 2019-01-19 22:00:00 UTC Global Health, Equity & Primary Care TIP 2017 picture.jpg January 16-19, 2019 Toronto, Canada Course Description This 4-day course offers a broad overview of global health with specific relevance to primary care. It is offered as an early exploration of the field of global health. Some of the topics explored in this course are: primary care in the context of global health social determinants of health  ethics of global health and service learning essentials of infectious diseases HIV/AIDS care tuberculosis care immigrant refugee health indigenous health caring for vulnerable populations in Canada and abroad global health partnerships career planning in global health Audience This course is open to family medicine residents and faculty, and allied health professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in global health. Objectives By the end of the course participants should be able to: Describe the evidence regarding the impact of primary care on global health locally and globally. Describe the epidemiological trends, common management and treatment challenges related to communicable and non-communicable diseases relevant to global health practice. Analyze and critically discuss common practical and ethical challenges in delivering care in low-resource settings. Describe strategies to identify vulnerable populations in Toronto and describe tools and strategies to address the needs of specific vulnerable populations. Identify opportunities for further mentorship and learning in global health available through the DFCM. Format Didactic sessions  Interactive discussions Networking opportunities What Alumni Have to Say “This course energized and empowered me like nothing has for years. But I came away with more than a feeling. I learned a variety of concrete ways people can be involved in global health...I will recommend the Primer to anyone in health care interested in working for a more equitable world.” “The course was in one word: fantastic.  The speakers themselves were passionate and captivating, and I learned something new in each of the sessions…I finished the primer revitalized with my passion for global health, and with a strong sense of companionship among both the participants and speakers.” Registration and Fees Residents and Applied Health ProfessionalsBefore November 30, 2018 - $725.00 plus HSTAfter November 30, 2018 - $825.00 plus HSTClinicians and FacultyBefore November 30, 2018 - $925.00 plus HSTAfter November 30, 2018 - $1025.00 plus HST The early registration deadline is November 30, 2018The final registration deadline is December 21, 2018  Register  To register for this course contact: dfcm.globalhealth@utoronto.ca or click here   263 McCaul St., 3rd Floor - Department of Family and Community Medicine discovery.commons@utoronto.ca
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