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gh topics insetEGHI supports Emory faculty and students investigating health care delivery issues around the world. Specific projects focus on a wide rage of topics including trauma care, community-based care, the availability of physical therapy, and the evaluation of health care systems.

Brazil

Juan Leon, Assistant Professor of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health and an EGHI Faculty Distinction Fund Awardee, is conducting a project entitled Evaluation of Brazil's Family Health Strategy. The goal of the project is to evaluate specific aspects of Brazil's health care system (e.g., care provided regarding nutrition, vaccines, diarrhea, reproductive health) through household and health unit data collection.

Costa Rica

Community Health and Primary Care Rotation in San Jose, Costa Rica, 2007 Student Field Scholar Project.
Community Health and Primary Care Rotation in Guadalupe, Costa Rica, 2007 Student Field Scholar Project.

Georgia

Kenneth Walker, Professor of Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine, received a 2007 EGHI Seed Grant to develop an Emergency Department Program in the Republic of Georgia.

Guatemala

Building Resources for Rehabilitation of Underserved People in Guatemala: Evaluation and Continuation of a Collaboration between the Emory University Division of Physical Therapy and the Rehabilitation Department of Obras Sociales del Santo Hermano Pedro in Antigua, Guatemala, 2009 Student Field Scholar Project.
Enhancing Resources for Rehabilitation of Underserved People in Guatemala: Initiation of a Collaboration between the Emory University Division of Physical Therapy and the Rehabilitation Department at Obras Sociales del Santo Hermano Pedro in Antigua, Guatemala, 2008 Student Field Scholar Project.

Haiti

Rehabilitation Services for the Sacred Coeur Hospital and Orphanages in the Immediate Community of Milot, Haiti: A Pilot Study, 2012 Student Field Scholar Project.

Kenya and Zambia

Jana MacLeod, Assistant Professor at the Emory University School of Medicine, received a 2008 EGHI Seed Grant to conduct a project entitled Trainee Workshop: Acute Care and Fundamental Critical Care. In collaboration with the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA), project investigators implemented two one-week workshops for all present COSECSA surgical trainees in: 1) acute trauma care of the multiply injured patient and 2) specialized care of the critically ill surgical patient.

Nicaragua

Doctors for Global Health, 2007 Student Field Scholar Project.

Rwanda

International Rotation in Kigali, Rwanda with the Rwanda-Zambia HIV Research Group, 2008 Student Field Scholar Project.

United States

Assessment and Enhancement of Knowledge of Neglected Infections of Poverty Among Medical Providers Who Serve the Latino Immigrant Population in Metropolitan Atlanta, 2012 Student Field Scholar Project.

Zambia

International Rotation in Lusaka, Zambia with the Rwanda-Zambia HIV Research Group, 2008 Student Field Scholar Project.
 

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