Caring for the World: A Guidebook to Global Health Opportunities

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What People Are Saying

John Bryant
'Caring for the World is an excellent resource for both beginners and experienced workers in the field of Global Health. Filled with remarkable sources of information relating to opportunities, funding, and preparation, the materials go far beyond the usual resources available to practitioners. The high point of the book is hearing the words of experts on how their own careers were formed and shaped. This book is truly inspirational.'
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802095480
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
  • Publication date: 12/13/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul K. Drain is a resident physician at Stanford University Hospital.

Stephen A. Huffman is the medical director of St. Rita's Putnam County Emergency Room in Glandorf, Ohio.

Sara E. Pirtle is the coordinator of the International Studies & Programs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kevin Chan is a fellow in the Munk Centre for International Health Studies and Centre for International Health at the University of Toronto.

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Table of Contents

Authors' Note ix

Foreword xiii

1 An Introduction to Global Health 3

2 An Individual's Role 31

3 Understanding the Landscape and Identifying Your Goals 50

4 Medical Electives, Research Opportunities, Medical Language Courses, Health Courses and Seminars, and Global Health Conferences 67

5 Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations 106

6 Education in Global Health 155

7 Funding for Global Health Opportunities 176

8 Trip Planning and Preparations 217

9 Advice from Five Global Health Experts 241

10 Conclusions and 25 Pearls for Global Health 251

Appendix: Additional Global Health Resources 255

Index 263

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