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Global Health, so Far, so Near Internet, Mobile Global Health Supercourse
WHO Collaborating Center Janice Dorman, Ph.D.DirectorMolecular EpidemiologyRonald LaPorte, Ph.D.DirectorDisease Monitoring and Telecommunications
What do we need to improve global health? Effective Cheap Ubiquitous Acceptable Sustainable
Effective • Cheap • Ubiquitous • Acceptable • Sustainable Internet Mobil Global Health
Open Source PowerPoint Lecture Library Continuous Quality Improvement Distribution System to Educators Supercourse Model Large Multidisciplinary Network
Network:46,000 in 172 countries 4802 Lectures
Global Training in Public Health Number trained/ year in SPHs <10,000 Supercourse trained last year = 6,000,000 H1N1 lecture = 50,000,000
3183 Supercourse Faculty in Europe Albania 2 Andorra 1 Armenia 8 Belarus 7 Belgium 35 Bosnia & Herzovina 3 Bulgaria 19 Croatia 18 Cyprus 5 Czech Rep. 20 Denmark 38 Estonia 5 Finland 42 France 124 Georgia 23 Germany 179 Greece 15 Hungary 11 Iceland 6 Ireland 30 Italy 103 Latvia 7 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 49 Macedonia 20 Malta 3 Moldavia 9 Netherlands 383 Norway 89 Poland 96 Portugal 38 Romania 36 Russia 110 Scotland 10 Serbia 2 Slovak Rep. 7 Slovakia 3 Slovenia 6 Spain 195 Sweden 278 Switzerland 117 Turkey 38 Ukraine 38 UK 873 Vatican City 1
Medical Schools Public Health Nursing Agriculture Ministries of Health National Libraries MOH Mexico LaPlata Cambridge Tokyo U. Theran U JHU Chenni Uni South Carolina Beijing Moscow State.
On the web What is the most important educational Technology of the 21st century?
Institute of Public Health Research Tehran University of Medical Sciences Disaster Supercourse Ali Ardalan For the Supercourse Team
H1N1 lecture • Lecture in 24 hours • Translated in 3 days to 11 • languages include Arabic, • Farsi and Hebrew • Reached 50 million • Became trusted source • Leading H1N1 lecture on web
Japan JIT Lectures in 10 hrs, Translated Into Japanese and 11 other languages Earthquake, Tsunami, Nuclear lectures First Scientific lecture on disaster Leading Japan Disaster lecture
Supercourse Mirror Sites Mirrored Servers in 80 countries Egypt, Mozambique, Iran, China, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Israel
Mobile-Global Health = Reaching of Billions of people world wide to improve Global health and prevention using Mobile technology, and education Mobile Global Health Supercourse
There are 1.5 cell phones for every European • There is one cell phone for every 2.4 people in Africa • In 2 years the number of cell phones will equal the number of people. • There are more cell phones then toothbrushes
Eugene Shubnikov, M.D. Russia Skype Snapshot
Directory of Apps for Global Health and Science http://www.pitt.edu/~super1/globalhealth/appsMobilePhones.htm
Api-demiology EPIDEMIOLOGY.url Apple App Store Downloads on iTunes-- Medical - A thru Z.url http://itunes.apple.com/us/genre/ios-medical/id6020?mt=8&letter=E&page=1#page e.g. Epidemic: the Past, Present and Future of the Diseases that Made Us Epidemiology and Biostatistics Epidemiology Glossary EpidemRisk Epidemiology and Biostatistics - iPhone Apps Plus.url iPhone Apps - Epidemiology and Biostatistics.url Top 25 BlackBerry Apps for Public Health Professionals.url Top 25 Google Android Apps for Public Health Professionals.url 50 Excellent Public Health Web Sites Worth Bookmarking.url Department of Health and Human Services releases first Public Health app for patients iMedicalApps.url Ushahidi apps uses Crowdmapping to collect instant public health data iMedicalApps.url Public Health News for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store.url Track bed bugs with new iPhone app ajc.com.url 5-Minute Colon Test Slashes Deaths - Courant.com.url
Mobile Global Health Components • Supercourse App, lecture to Mobile and world • Mobile-Global Surveillance • I-Phones and Pico Projectors • Expert Knowledge Reachback • Global Telehouse Inspection • Supercourse-Media link • Teaching the world about global health • JIT Disaster Knowledge • Academic-Industry partnerships • Global Surveys
Jesse Faina Soni Ali Mita Kawkab Ron Ali Ardaldin Iran Sunita Dodani US/Pakistan Jesse Hung China Ronald LaPorte US Mita Lovalekar US/India Faina Linkov US/Ukraine Eric Marler US Nicholas Padilla Mexico Kawkab Shishani Jordan Francois Sauer US Eugene Shubnikov Russia Nicholas Eric Eugene Francois
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela Mobile-Global health education may be the most important weapon you can use to change the health of the world
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