For over a decade now, the Americas have had the highest rates of gun violence in the world. This burden is largely concentrated in the region’s cities. In 2019, 47 of the world’s 50 most violent cities were in the Americas (http://seguridadjusticiaypaz.org.mx/sala-de-prensa/1590-boletin-ranking-...). The relatively free flow and easy access to firearms in the hemisphere – both legal and illegal – is a clear common denominator.
The WHO’s State of the World’s Report on Nursing and Midwifery was released this year, the Year of the Nurse. Nurses represent 59% of all healthcare professionals and are the backbone of health systems worldwide. How can this sector be strengthened and what of the future challenges it faces in helping to deliver effective health coverage especially during the COVID-19 pandemic? Dr. Patricia Davidson, Dean of the School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, and Dr.
This webinar will share insights into the current status of the outbreak and what universities and health centers are doing to address this challenge. Panelists will also discuss how we can use this situation, which has shown significant gaps in national and international capabilities, to respond to a disease outbreak and to address those weaknesses in our ability to prevent, detect, and respond to potentially lethal Infectious disease outbreak.
Omar Khan, MD, MHS
President & CEO of the Delaware Health Sciences Alliance
Global health is an ever-changing field. Take this opportunity to ask leaders in this space questions about how to advance your career in global health and international development. These leaders have a broad range of experience in the field and have occupied very senior positions in academia. Students and junior faculty in low and middle-income countries are particularly encouraged to register for this webinar.
Inequalities in global health abound. Gender, power, access to grants, scientific authorship, partnership benefits, training opportunities and more are frequently beset by structural inequalities. This webinar gives you an opportunity to offer advice and pose questions to the speakers on how to address this fundamental challenge in global health. Students and faculty in low and middle-income countries are particularly encouraged to register for this webinar and share your views on this issue.
Editor, The Lancet Global Health, UK
Do you want to learn about getting published? Do you have any questions about the world of global health, where the opportunities and challenges lie? Join us for this interactive, one hour conversation with editors and leaders in global health. Students in low and middle-income countries are particularly encouraged to join this webinar and ask any questions you may have of the speakers.
Editor, The Lancet Global Health
Dr. Alastair Brown
Editor, The Lancet Planetary Health