Inside the Lab

Ep20: Global Health

April 27, 2021 American Society for Clinical Pathology Season 1 Episode 20
Inside the Lab
Ep20: Global Health
Show Notes

Pathologists and lab professionals in global health are working to achieve health equity for all people worldwide. But what does that look like in practice? What challenges do global health advocates face, and what resources do they need to do their work? Which factors influence their ability to help build sustainable health delivery systems in places where people currently lack access to care? 

On this episode of Inside the Lab, our hosts Dr. Lotte Mulder and Dr. Dan Milner are joined by Dr. Beatriz Hornburg, MD, Anatomic Pathologist and Cofounder of the CEDAP Laboratory in South Brazil, Dr. Dianna Ng, MD, Assistant Attending Physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Ms. Linda Cherepow, HT(ASCP)HTL, Founder of Global Histology Consulting and Cofounder of Swift Path Solutions in Uganda, Dr. Jane Brock, MD, PhD, Chief of Breast Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Dr. Timothy Amukele, MD, VP Global Medical Director for ICON plc, to share their experiences with global training programs for pathologists and laboratory professionals. 

Our panelists discuss their concerns around realizing sustainable interventions, recruiting the right volunteers, and securing the resources they need to do effective work in global health.  

Topics Covered  

·  Challenges around understanding culture, finding the right local partners, and realizing sustainable interventions
·  Strategies for recruiting local and international volunteers and why it’s important to establish a standard of training for global health volunteers
·  What diseases our panelists see as major threats to global health that need our attention 
·  Virtual teaching in the COVID era and how travel restrictions have affected work in global health 

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