Category Archives: Education

Protecting the promise of a generation: Education for refugees and the forcibly displaced

by Giulia McPherson Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, Published on 16 April 2018 12 pp. 4.4 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/ProtectingThePromiseofaGeneration.pdf Jesuit Refugee Service released a report calling on policy/decision-makers to make education a priority in response to refugees. The response to Syrian refugees in … Continue reading

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WHO Online course: Cholera – Introduction (English/Arabic عربى/Hausa)

Start: anytime https://openwho.org/courses/cholera-introduction-en This course provides a general introduction to cholera and is intended for personnel responding to outbreaks in complex emergencies or in settings where the basic environmental infrastructures have been damaged or destroyed. It includes materials that can … Continue reading

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Preliminary assessment of the computer-based Taenia solium educational program ‘The Vicious Worm’ on knowledge uptake in primary school students in rural areas in eastern Zambia

by Emma C. Hobbs, Kabemba Evans Mwape, Inge Van Damme et al. Tropical Medicine and International Health, Vol. 23 No. 3, March 2018 9 pp. 171 kB http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tmi.13029/epdf The zoonotic helminth Taenia solium is endemic in Zambia, causing human (taeniasis … Continue reading

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Mainstreaming 2.0: How Europe’s Education Systems Can Boost Migrant Inclusion

by Aliyyah Ahad and Meghan Benton Integration Futures Working Group, February 2018 46 pp. 1.8 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/EduMainstreaming2.0- FINAL.pdf Children who arrive in Europe as immigrants or who have immigrant parents face a variety of barriers to success in European school … Continue reading

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Integrating malaria education into primary school activities

by Fernando Bambo, Jorge Domingos Bande, Gonçalves Chivambo Bacar et al. Malaria Consortium Moçambique, February 2018 8 pp. 4.9 MB http://www.malariaconsortium.org/media- downloads/1079/Integrating%20malaria%20education%20into%20primary%20school% 20activities This Learning Brief shares Malaria Consortium’s experience in integrating edutainment-based malaria sessions into primary school classroom activities, … Continue reading

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Global action for training in malaria elimination

by Dyann F. Wirth, Núria Casamitjana, Marcel Tanner et al. Malar J (2018) 17:51 4 pp. 1.1 MB https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s12936-018-2199-3? site=malariajournal.biomedcentral.com The gap in human resource training for malaria elimination needs to be addressed in order to assure continued progress. This … Continue reading

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Pocket Guide for Peer Education Program to Reduce TB and HIV Risks in Tanzania Prisons

by Beati Mboya, Peter Maro, John Gulaka et al. Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project, August 2017 194 pp. 1.9 MB https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/2017.8.4_pe-pocket-guide-engrev.pdf The objectives of this program are to encourage behaviour change among inmates and prison … Continue reading

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Pilot Study of the Addition of Mass Treatment for Malaria to Existing School-Based Programs to Treat Neglected Tropical Diseases

by Lauren M. Cohee1, Moses Chilombe, Andrew Ngwira et al. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Vol. 98, Issue 1, Jan 2018, pp. 95-99 5 pp. 77 kB http://www.ajtmh.org/deliver/fulltext/14761645/98/1/tpmd170590.pdf? itemId=/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.17- 0590&mimeType=pdf&containerItemId=content/journals/14761645 Malaria and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), including … Continue reading

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E-learning course: Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

The Global Health eLearning Center, November 2017 https://www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/mother-child-transmission-hiv-0 The past decade has witnessed tremendous global progress in reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT), the leading cause of HIV infection in children. Effective interventions exist to virtually eliminate MTCT during pregnancy, … Continue reading

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eLearning Africa: 13th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Skills

September 26-28, 2018 Kigali Convention Center, Rwanda A unique event, Africa’s largest conference and exhibition on technology supported learning and skills development, eLearning Africa is a network of experts, professionals and investors, committed to the future of education in Africa. … Continue reading

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