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Global Health Network Supercourse Update: February 2009. Ronald LaPorte, Faina Linkov, Eugene Shubnikov, Mita Lovalekar and the Supercourse network. What is the Supercourse?.

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Global health network supercourse update february 2009

Global Health Network Supercourse Update: February 2009

Ronald LaPorte, Faina Linkov, Eugene Shubnikov, Mita Lovalekar and the Supercourse network


What is the supercourse

What is the Supercourse?

SUPERCOURSE -global library of PowerPoint lectures on prevention and public health, shared for free by the best faculty members in the world.

www.pitt.edu/~super1


Supercourse model lecture sharing

Teacher in Mexico

Teacher in Bolivia

Teacher in Kenya

Teacher in Pittsburgh

Teacher in Havana

Teacher in San Francisco

Supercourse Model: lecture sharing


Current status

Current Status

Over 58,000 participants (including 2000 from Muslim countries)

42 mirror servers

172 countries

Nobel Prize laureates, former head of CDC, former head of NIH among authors

Over 3600 lectures in multiple formats all available at www.pitt.edu/~super1


Reaching every medical student with a supercourse cd dvd

Reaching every medical student with a Supercourse CD/DVD

Supercourse group is collaborating with the Library of Alexandria in Egypt to reach all medical students around the world with the DVD containing all Supercourse lectures.


Over 42 mirror servers across the world

Over 42 Mirror Servers across the world

Further status update: 4 mirror servers in

Africa), 1 million students taught/year, 100 million hits/year on all Supercourse websites


Global health network supercourse update february 2009

Baruch S. Blumberg(1976)

Joshua Lederberg(1958)

Ferid Murad(1998)

Gunter Blobel(1999)

Nobel Prize Laureates in the Supercourse (Medicine)

Paul C Lauterbur (2003)

Eric R. Kandel (2000)

Paul Greengard (2000)

Leland H Hartwell (2001)


Concept of telepreventive medicine

Concept of Telepreventive Medicine

Telepreventive medicine

Inexpensive Low to High bandwidth systems designed to reach large numbers of healthy people to prevent disease. “Teaches local people to fish” through empowering the local teachers. Supercourse utilizes this approach to reach to the global faculty.

Telemedicine

Expensive High bandwidth systems designed to reach small numbers of sick people to cure disease.


Supercourse to mobile device to tv model

Supercourse to mobile device to TV model

Less than 10% of the world owns a computer, however over 50% of the world’s population has a cell phone. We envision that in the future Supercourse content will be downloaded through mobile devices and projected onto local TVs in remote regions of the world


Other projects within the supercourse

Other projects within the Supercourse

  • BA Scientific Supercourse

  • Indian Heritage Network

  • Pakistani network

  • FSU network

  • Youtube presentations

  • Just in time lectures

  • Nobel prize laureate lectures

  • Rehabilitation Supercourse

  • Supercourse courses

  • Islamic network…. And many others….


Global health network supercourse update february 2009

If you would like to join the Supercourse Network, obtain a CD of the Supercourse or to contribute a lecture, please contact Ronald LaPorte [email protected]


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