2018 Global Health Mini-University

October 18th, 2018 | News

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Sponsored by USAID and the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health, Global Health Mini-University is an annual, day-long forum that convenes professionals and students interested in a variety of global health areas. Join us on October 22, 2018, in Washington, DC for a variety of presentations highlighting evidence-based best practices and information.

JSI staff led nine sessions on global-health related topics. See the full list below:

Series 1, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Room 301
Digital Tools to Revolutionize Health Worker Capacity-Building: The Northern Ghana Nutrition Experience
Caitlin Viccora, JSI/Resiliency in Northern Ghana project
Sarah Hodsdon, JSI/Applied Technology Center
Leona Rosenblum JSI/Applied Technology Center.

Room 302
Stepping Up Systems to Reach Every Child in Urban Slums
Folake Olayinka, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program
Iqbal Hossain, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program

Room 407
Improving Routine Data to Strengthen Child Health Programs: What’s Next?
Kate Gilroy, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program
Steve Ollis, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program

Series 2, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Room 405
The Best Digital Health Tools You May Not Be Using, But Should!
Steve Ollis, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program

Series 3, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Room 301
Creating a Health Information Culture: Concepts, Interventions, and Measurement (PRISM Tools)
Tariq Azim, JSI | MEASURE Evaluation
Room 307

Using Index-Based Testing Framework to Explain Steps of Assisted Partner Notification and to Assess Barriers to Implementation
Repsina Chintalova-Dallas, JSI/AIDSFree
Jessica Posner, JSI/APC

Room 405
Using Data to Strengthen Immunization: Thinking outside the Box
Hillary Murphy, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program
Disha Ali, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program
Asnakew Tsega, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program

Series 4, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Grand Ballroom – This session will be available to live-stream
New Tools for Longstanding Challenges: Applying GIS Technology in Immunization
Folake Olayinka, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program
Disha Ali, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program
Leanne Dougherty, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program
Lauren Anneberg, JSI/Maternal Child Survival Program

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