Category Archives: Education

New Global Health eLearning Center Course: Postabortion Care (PAC)

USAID’s PAC model – Time: 3 hours https://www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/postabortion-care-pac The Global Health eLearning Center is the primary learning destination for leaders and experts in the field of international health for development! Postabortion care provides a package of family planning and other … Continue reading

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Education Under Attack 2018

by Amy Kapit, Andrea Mazzarino, Cristal Downing et al. Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack, 2018 312 pp. 14.2 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/eua_2018_full_0.pdf This study is the fourth in a series of publications examining attacks on education, including the threat of … Continue reading

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SA’s first health tax – but will it work?

by Kerry Cullinan The South African Health News Service, April 3, 2018 Read online at: https://www.health-e.org.za/2018/04/03/sas-first-health-tax-but-will-it-work/ Over the Easter weekend, South Africa became the first African country to impose an excise tax on sugary drinks, a move that has been … Continue reading

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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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