Research & Continuing Education

 

Research

This section includes the publication of research projects undertaken by IHN members. Also included are opportunities for collaborative research and continuing education, including links to scholarships, grants, courses, and upcoming events that may be of interest to IHN members.

Research Projects by members of the International Health Network (IHN)

 

This section aims to share the outcomes of research projects and/or publications conducted by members of the IHN.

Research report: Outcome Evaluation of the Edmundo Granda Ugalde Leaders in International Health Program. 2008- 2012

Measuring the Progress and Success of Regional Health Policies: PRARI Toolkit of Indicators for the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR):  Publicationfollowing the research conducted by LIHP Alumni during the program.

Monitoring Pro-Poor Health-Policy Success in UNASUR: Publication following the research conducted by LIHP Alumni during the program.

How do national contraceptions laws and policies address the contraceptive needs of adolescent in Paraguay?: Published by LIHP Alumni

Sexual and reproductive rights for contraception in Bolivia, Colombia and Uruguay in the framework of Human Rights: Published by LIHP Alumni

Opportunities

Please share with the community opportunities to create collaborative projects or research ideas by sending us an email to: ihn.redsali@gmail.com. The information will be reviewed and, if deemed acceptable, uploaded onto the platform.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing education 

Members of the network can suggest interesting opportunities to access available scholarships,  courses and training (online and onsite) here. 

                                                                                                                                                       
Upcoming events
Dates Event  Link
14-18 April, 2018  Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC) (Yale University) http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference/
23-27 April, 2018  Cuba Salud 2018 (Havana, Cuba) http://www.convencionsalud2018.sld.cu/index.php/connvencionsalud/2018

2-4 May, 2018

National Epidemiology Conference, Dominican Republic (Dominican Republic)

http://digepisalud.gob.do

9-12 May, 2018

The 15th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (Budapest)

https://www.escrh.eu/15th-esc-congress

15-17 May, 2018

10th TEPHINET Regional Scientific Conference of the Americas (Cartagena, Colombia)

http://tephinet.org/conference/10th-tephinet-regional-scientific-conference-americas

19-23 May, 2018

ISPOR 2018 "Real World Evidence, Digital Health and the New Landscape for Health Decision Making" (Baltimore, USA)

https://www.ispor.org/EventReg/DisplayEvent.aspx?eventId=66

23-27 July 2018

22nd International AIDS Conference (Amsterdam) http://www.aids2018.org
8-12 October 2018

Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (Liverpool, England)

http://healthsystemsresearch.org/hsr2018/
19-21 November 2018

Canadian Conference on Global Health (Toronto, Canada) 

http://www.csih.org/en/events/canadian-conference-global-health

 

Scholarship opportunities

Opportunity Link

ERASMUS +: Scholarships for Master’s studies, teaching abroad opportunities, research collaboration, and volunteer programs within the EU. 

https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/node_en

Grants and Resources for Sustainability 

https://www2.fundsforngos.org

(Research) Thomas J.Alexander Fellowship: Equity and education, policy analysis and research.

http://www.oecd.org/edu/thomasjalexanderfellowship.htm
Directory  of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences: compilation of international funding opportunities in biomedical and behavioral research  https://www.fic.nih.gov/Funding/NonNIH/Pages/default.aspx
Welcome Trust Biomedical Science Grants in Public Health and Social Sciences for individuals ranging from young professionals to senior researchers. https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/scheme-finder
World Bank Scholarships  http://web.worldbank.org/
Colombia Científica (COLCIENCIAS) http://www.colciencias.gov.co/convocatorias
Human Reproduction Program: research for impact (research opportunities offered according to need) http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/about_us/hrp/en/
Fundación Carolina Scholarships  https://www.fundacioncarolina.es/formacion/convocatoria-2017-2018-2/
(Peru) Fogarty KUSKAYA  http://www.kuskaya.org/portal/index.php/en/

Leaders for Health Equity Fellowship Program 

http://equityfellowship.gwhwi.org/

OEA-GCUB-PAHO Postgraduate studies in Mexico and Brazil 

 http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9516%3A2014-paho-and-oas&catid=1484%3Apartnerships-research-&Itemid=40676&lang=en

Scholarship Program. Korea-LAC. Improving Public Management.

http://klsprogram.org/en/program/

Global Women Change Leaders

Embassy of Japan: Scholarships for  Dominican professionals 

http://www.do.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_es/becas.html

AIDS 2018 Interantional Scholarships

https://www.aids2018.org/Registration/Scholarships/Scholarship-Programme

International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) 

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-539.html

 

Courses 

Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean (FREE) http://www.peaceopstraining.org/courses/implementacion-de-las-rcs-sobre-la-mujer-la-paz-y-la-seguridad/-la-seguridad/
Evaluation of programs with social impact https://www.edx.org/course/evaluacion-de-impacto-de-programas-mitx-jpal101spax-0
Global Health Training Centre e-learning courses https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/elearning/
Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research (National Institutes of Health-NIH) https://www.bioethics.nih.gov/courses/ethical-regulatory-aspects.shtml
Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

https://www.cugh.org/;

 

Call for papers

Deadline Details Link
November 18, 2018 (Abstract) Second Annual Conference on the Health of Migrants 

www.utmb.edu/migrants

30 November, 2017 (Abstract)

The academic journal Social Justice Research is calling for papers to appear in their special feature titled “Justice and Health”. The journal will consider submissions from a variety of disciplines that contribute to the theme of justice in health care access, health outcomes, and the setting of priorities through theoretical or empirical methods. 

http://www.springer.com/psychology/personality+%26+social+psychology/journal/11211
29 December, 2017 The Pan American Journal of Public Health is calling for papers to be published in a special issue titled “Primary Health Care in the Americas: 40 Years after Alma-Ata”. The issue will be published in 2018, marking forty years since the declaration of Alma-Ata. The Journal of Public Health is calling for papers related to four key areas: (1) strategies and programs to reduce inequities in health and health care; (2) increasing response capacity of first level of care; (3) leadership and governance; and (4) organizing the community to promote universal access to health and universal health coverage.  http://www.paho.org/journal/index.php?option=com_docman&view=download&slug=cfp-alma-ata-en&Itemid=847

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