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Gillings Global Health Travel Blog

UNC Gillings students put what they learn in the classroom into pratice during their practicum. Students share their field experiences from around the world.

Looking for a Revolution in Global Health Equity: Lessons from COVID-19

The Intersection of Global Health and Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series

Dr. Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija is Chair of the African Union, African Vaccine Delivery Alliance and Founder of the Emergency Coordination Centre, Nigeria (ECC), as well as the former Chief Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria. She currently serves as the World Health Organization's Special Envoy of the Access to the COVID Tools Accelerator. She reflects on lessons learned from global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how we can move toward global health equity.

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Five years from now, who will be setting the global health agenda?

The Intersection of Global Health and Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series

Dr. Anu Kumar, President & CEO of Ipas, has served in a non-profit executive position for 20 years and as CEO for four years. Ipas is an international non-profit organization with offices in 16 countries and work in many more. Dr. Kumar, a Gillings School alum, reflects on what global health organizations can and should do to decolonize global health and how we need to rethink the ways we are training global health practitioners in the U.S. to work locally and globally in public health.

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The Intersection of Global Health and Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series

Dr. Collins Airhihenbuwa, professor of health policy and behavioral sciences at Georgia State School of Public Health, presented on, Locating Decolonization in Anti-Racism Spaces: a New DEI Frontier in Public Health by. Dr. Airhihenbuwa reflected on what we can learn from the anti-racism movement in the U.S. and its efforts to decolonize global health.

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Safety and Security for Health Care Facilities and Workers in Humanitarian Settings

This Gillings Humanitarian Health Initiative Seminar highlighted

- Dr. Dilshad Jaff, Gillings Humanitarian Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor of Maternal and Child Health

- Dr. Benjamin Meier, Professor of Global Health Policy and UNC-Chapel Hill.

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GillingsX 2020: Breaking Down Barriers

This year's theme was Breaking Down Barriers. Watch our three student speakers present on three diverse topics looking at breaking down barriers from Australia to Mongolia to the U.S.

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UNC Gillings International Student Question and Answer Session (2018)

The Gillings School hosted a webinar for incoming international students to help with their transition to the United States. Topics covered are: housing (2:00); arrival, transportation and more (7:20); academics (12:17); adjusting to the U.S. (28:24); weather (40:00); and resources (45:39). PowerPoint slides from 2018 International Student Question and Answer webinar. *Views expressed in the Q&A session are that of the student and not of UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

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