Global Health Resources for the Practioner
UNC and Local Resources
Recommended Apps for Travel
The CDC recommends different mobile apps to plan for safe and healthy international travel.
3-Part Pre-Departure Course from Boston University
CFHI Medical Director and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Gabrielle Jacquet, has led the initiative to create a 3-part pre-departure training that covers logistics, ethics, safety and much more. The course is free or $50 if you want a verified certificate.
Cultural Competence Resources
These resources are courtesy of UNC Gillings™ School of Global Public Health. Though not required, we encourage you to review the material found on these websites to help facilitate working effectively abroad.
- Cultural Competency Online Course (Unite for Sight)
- Ethical Challenges in Short-Term Global Health Training (Stanford University and Johns Hopkins University)
- Specifically modules: Developing Cultural Understanding, Ensuring Personal Safety, Selecting a Research Project, and Understanding Informed Consent
- Culturally Sensitive Photography Guidelines
Global Health in Pediatric Education
From The American Board of Pediatrics, browse the Implementation Guide for Program Directors.This guide is a comprehensive, practical resource for incorporating global health education into pediatric training programs.