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Basic Introduction to Global Child Health
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Here you can find web lectures on Global Child Health. The first presentation gives an overview of the historical development, describing the "child survival revolution" and the challenges we see today. The following web lectures describe more in detail different interventions that could save lives and improve childhood development. THe web lectures can be used all together or seperately.You will also find PDF-files with teh presentation slides here.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Mats Målqvist
Date Added:
05/22/2018
Case Scenarios In Pediatric Practices
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Pictures are very important complimentary teaching materials. They provide vivid visual impressions to aid clinical students in making diagnosis. This clinical materials were captured during clinical sessions on ward rounds and specialist consultations. The case scenarios developed around the pictures are intended to achieve the following objectives.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
OER Africa
University of Michigan
Provider Set:
open.Michigan African Health OER Network
Author:
Joslin Dogbe
Date Added:
04/17/2012
Child Health and Development
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This course focuses on the core processes of growth and development in early to middle childhood. Considers developmental theories, issues and research findings related to physical growth and cognitive, emotional, and social development. Considers appropriate instruments to assess growth and development. Evaluates efficacy of popular early intervention programs designed to enhance development in at-risk populations of children.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Full Course
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Provider:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Provider Set:
JHSPH OpenCourseWare
Author:
Lynne Michael Blum
Robert Blum
Date Added:
09/15/2011
An Introduction to Global Health - Diabetes and Maternal and Child Health - an Intergenerational Perspective (06:15)
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In recent decades, it has been recognized that maternal health and fetal development plays a critical role in developing diabetes and at the same time, diabetes is an important but often unrecognized contributor to maternal morbidity and mortality. This presentation talks about the links between diabetes and maternal, and child health. Furthermore, it is explored why an intergenerational perspective on diabetes prevention is needed.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global Health
Author:
PhD Fellow Karoline Kragelund Nielsen
Date Added:
01/07/2013
An Introduction to Global Health - Infectious Diseases - Part 1 of 2 (12:13)
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This presentation provides an introduction to infectious diseases like tuberculosis, vector-borne diseases, puerperal sepsis, streptococcus septicemia, etc. and how these diseases have affected global health over the last two centuries and decades.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
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An Introduction to Global Health
Author:
Professor Ib C. Bygbjerg
Date Added:
01/07/2013
An Introduction to Global Health - Infectious Diseases - Part 2 of 2 (07:37)
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In this presentation the achievement regarding the 8 millennium goals (MDG), set by the United Nation’s member states to be reached by 2015 are reviewed, with emphasis on Infectious diseases, such as HIV, TB malaria and other vector-borne diseases, including Chagas’ disease and African trypanosomiasis, the latter belong to the ‘neglected tropical diseases’. What made it happen and why (not) is discussed.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global Health
Author:
Professor Ib C. Bygbjerg
Date Added:
01/07/2014
An Introduction to Global Health - Joint Risk Factors (14:49)
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In this presentation the global burden of diseases – deaths as well as disabilities – jointly named DALYs – is presented and differences and similarities between lo-, middle-, and high-income countries presently and over time are presented. The strict division between non-communicable and communicable (infectious) diseases is also challenged, and propositions on how to manage them jointly are given. The double burden of NCD+overnutrition and CD+undernutrition in societies in fast transition is presented. The present vs. the expected global burden of diseases by the year 2030 are also introduced.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global Health
Author:
Professor Ib Bygbjerg
Date Added:
01/07/2013
An Introduction to Global Health - Malaria - The Transition (14:36)
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Despite a steady decline in recent years, malaria continues to be a major cause of ill health and poverty in large parts of the world. The purpose of this video lesson is to get the student to think critically about what might have caused this change, and how infection and disease is affected by human intervention and other drivers of change. Additionally, to encourage the student to engage actively in efforts to combat major infectious disease obstacles to a more equitable world.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global Health
Author:
Professor Lars Hviid
Date Added:
01/07/2016
An Introduction to Global Health - NCDs Explained (12:46)
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This presentation provides an introduction to the term Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD). We’ll explore what NCD’s are, and look at some of the epidemiology (the burden of disease) and finally we’re going to look at some of the major misconceptions and misunderstandings around NCD’s

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global Health
Author:
Dr. Alessandro Demaio
Date Added:
01/07/2013
An Introduction to Global Health - Nutrition and growth (12:07)
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Good nutrition is crucuial to achieve good health in all ages, but especially in the youngest ones.
Get transcript for video here: https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/module/58789/overview

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Karolinska Institutet
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global health
Author:
Associate Professor Tobias Alfvén
Date Added:
10/14/2015
An Introduction to Global Health - The Global Burden of Disease - The rise of Non-Communicable Diseases (15:05)
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This presentation focuses on the rise of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and the findings related to NCDs globally. Furthermore, we’ll explore the concept of Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALY), which is the main indicator that’ll be used to monitor burden and disease outcomes for the risk factors.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global Health
Author:
Dr. Alessandro Demaio
Date Added:
01/07/2016
An Introduction to Global Health - Three main child killers part 1 - Pneumonia (4:22)
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Pneumonia still kills almost a million children each year, making it the biggest child killer. Most of its victims are less than 2 years old. Learn more about pneumonia and how to prevent it here.
Get transcript for video here: https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/module/58789/overview

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Karolinska Institutet
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global health
Author:
MD PhD Ann Lindstrand
Date Added:
10/14/2015
An Introduction to Global Health - Three main child killers part 2 - Diarrhea (3:14)
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Diarrheal diseases are easy to prevent, but is still one of the biggest child killers. In the past few years there has been a reduction in diarrheal deaths, in part thanks to the new Rota vaccine.
Get transcript for video here: https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/module/58789/overview

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Karolinska Institutet
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global health
Author:
MD PhD Ann Lindstrand
Date Added:
10/14/2015
An Introduction to Global Health - Three main child killers part 3 - Malaria (6:36)
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Even though malaria cases have gone down in the past 20 years, the battle is still not won, and in some places there's a backlash. There is also the threat of drug resistance that can revert this positive trend. Learn more about our third biggest child killer - malaria.
Get transcript for video here: https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/module/58789/overview

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Karolinska Institutet
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global health
Author:
MD PhD Ann Lindstrand
Date Added:
10/14/2015
An Introduction to Global Health: Transcripts for videos from Karolinska Institutet
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Downloadable transcripts for the videos from Karolinska Institutet, from the course "An Introduction to Global Health".The course is originally published at EdX. 

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Maria Minard
Helena Nordenstedt
Date Added:
10/15/2019
An Introduction to Global Health - Vaccination (12:06)
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Vaccination is one of the main successes in public health. Learn more about common childhood vaccinations, both old and new.
Get transcript for video here: https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/module/58789/overview

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Karolinska Institutet
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global health
Author:
MD PhD Ann Lindstrand
Date Added:
10/14/2015
An Introduction to Global Health - mHealth in Reproductive and Child Health (10:10)
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This presentation provides an introduction to the innovative use of technology to improve maternal and child health in low and middle income countries. Two of the major challenges in relation to reproductive and child health is access to health services and the quality of services provided in the health system. In continuation of this we’ll look into how mobile phone interventions can strengthen access to and quality of life saving interventions particularly in the time surrounding the delivery when the woman and the newborns are most vulnerable.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global Health
Author:
Medical Doctor Stine Lund
Date Added:
01/07/2014
The New Nordic Diet - From Gastronomy to Health - The Importance of Activity and Sleep for Children's Healthy Lifestyle (12:07)
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This presentation introduces factors for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In continuation of this, we will discuss the rationale for including measurements of activity and sleep in the OPUS School Meal Study. Furthermore, we will describe the methods used to quantify physical activity and sleep. Finally, we will highlight the important ongoing data analyses from the physical activity and sleep measurements.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Nutrition
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
The New Nordic Diet - From Gastronomy to Health
Author:
PhD student Mads Fiil Hjorth
Date Added:
01/07/2014
The New Nordic Diet - From Gastronomy to Health - The Influence on Children's Cognition and Performance in School (04:59)
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Besides measuring the health effects of school meals based on the New Nordic Diet, the OPUS Study also evaluated the effect of the intervention on cognitive performance of the children. In continuation of this, we will explain why it is relevant to measure cognitive performance and provide a short summary of the methods we used and the findings.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Nutrition
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
The New Nordic Diet - From Gastronomy to Health
Author:
Professor Kim Michaelsen
Date Added:
01/07/2016
Preventing Infant Mortality and Promoting the Health of Women, Infants, and Children
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This course focuses on the historical problems and interventions associated with infant mortality. Describes the scientific basis for infant mortality and analyzes causes and consequences in a population and development of a programmatic and policy approach.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
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Provider:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Provider Set:
JHSPH OpenCourseWare
Author:
Hawkins, Melissa
Date Added:
02/16/2011