Get information and updates on the 2015 Global Health Workshop.
The AAFP is partnering with the Abu Dhabi Healthcare Services Company and its Ambulatory Healthcare Services division to present the First Abu Dhabi Ambulatory Healthcare International Congress, featuring the AAFP Family Medicine Clinical Update course and seven parallel multidisciplinary conferences:
The event will feature prominent international and distinguished local speakers and will cover best practices, challenges and solutions in Ambulatory Services.
Click here to learn more about this unique experience.(www.adahic.ae)
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the greatest need in global health systems worldwide is the broad application of effective primary health care.
As family physicians:
Learn More About Global Health and Why You Should Get Involved
The World Health Mapper, a free web-based mapping and data visualization tool developled by HealthLandscape, can help family physicians gain a deeper understanding of global health issues, and gain specific insights on population health indicators that are important to them.
The World Health Mapper allows users to visualize data related to demographics, vital statistics, child and infant health, disease prevalence, and healthcare capacity and expenditures for countries across the world in the form of maps, charts, and graphs.
This tool has been optimized for viewing in a recent version of Windows Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Google Chrome. If you are using a Mac, you may encounter problems with certain sections of the website. You will also need to make sure that you have Adobe Flash Player installed.
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The Center for Global Health Initiatives (CGHI) supports the professional needs of AAFP members to be globally engaged.
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Global Health Workshop
October 2-4, 2015
Grand Hyatt - Denver, Colorado
Policies & Statements
Guiding Principles for Global Health Service Learning Programs
AAFP Statement on Global Health
(3 page PDF)
For Residency Program Directors
View Curriculum Guidelines on Global Health(10 page PDF)
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