Workshop: RULES OF THE ROAD 2.0

Course Objectives:
• Educate attendees about the minimal standards required for health, safety, and security for those working overseas in an increasingly insecure international environment
• Share the appropriate and most relevant health, safety, and security measures that global health staff and students' need for working, traveling and living in insecure regions
• Understand the steps needed to implement health, safety, and security protocols for students, staff, and volunteers prior to their travel

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, November 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

Featured Video: Two Countries, Two Choices: India, South Africa and the Struggle against MDR-TB

A new documentary film by AIDS-Free World: The drugs Bedaquiline and Delamanid can mean the difference between life and death for people suffering from the worst and most noxious strain of tuberculosis in the world, MDR-TB. The government of India has restricted access to the drugs for its 140,000 MDR-TB sufferers. South Africa has made a different choice for 20,000 MDR-TB patients. The consequences are profound.

Webinar: Diagnostics are Essential for Healthcare: Challenges in LMICs and How to Overcome Them

Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) face a range of obstacles in healthcare including access, funding, education, and personnel. However, laboratory diagnostics including pathology are particularly challenging because of the specialized personnel, unique reagents, quality processes, and overall logistics of delivering the right diagnosis to the right patient at the right time.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Member Highlight: American University of Antigua College of Medicine

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine’s Global MD Program is conducted in collaboration with Florida International University (FIU). As one of the most innovative and recognized Caribbean medical schools, AUA plays a pivotal role in addressing the world’s forecasted shortage of physicians, with key accreditations required for medical licensure throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and India.