2021 CUGH Conference

The objective of this activity is to empower learners to re-examine their work in global health with the intent to take action, make changes, or refine their approach in at least one of the following areas:

1) The burden of disease globally, and in particular understand the importance of NCDs

2) Access to, or lack of, health for underserved populations in resource-rich, and -poor, areas

3) Challenges of implementing sustainable behavioral changes, and how to address them in program design and execution.

4) Integration of social determinants of health into the understanding of colleagues, organizations or trainees

5) Application of new paradigms to the health system

6) Raise patient awareness of the interplay between environment and health, impact of climate change, interplay of animal health, plant health and human health

7) Understand the interplay between the environment, human health and emerging infectious diseases

8) Prevention, diagnostics and treatment protocols effective in low resource settings per non-communicable and infectious diseases

9) The increasing impact of protracted humanitarian emergencies on health systems and health outcomes

Learning Objectives

  • At the conclusion of this conference the participants will be able to:

    • Discuss rights-based initiatives that strengthen the public and international responses to the crisis and redress any potential effect on widening health inequities.
    • Describe the responses to the COVID-19 from both a National and Global perspective.
    • Describe how the relationship between the environment, people, and animals is crucial to achieve the best health for each sector in a shared environment.
    • Discuss the potential pitfalls and successes of establishing partnerships
    • Explain the NEST model and the efforts to optimize, deploy, and scale rugged and affordable technologies for comprehensive newborn care; as well as training initiatives of current and future clinic staff.
    • Compare methods of controlling and efficiently treating non-communicable diseases in their communities and use approaches for educating patients and training staff to communicate effectively.
    • Describe the conflicts of interest and corruption in the food industry
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 14.00 Participation
Course opens: 
03/12/2021
Course expires: 
03/14/2022
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.   Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 14.00 Participation
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