IHN Learning Institutes

The IHN was founded on the core belief that an integrated approach across disciplines to combating disease is needed. IHN’s mission is to create a training program that addresses this need and to develop a network across different academic sectors. Our mission is to empower students to achieve their goals as future global health professionals by providing a holistic educational environment that allows for innovative thinking.

This summer, we will hold Learning Institutes on TB, HIV/AIDS, and NTDs, and we invite any student with an interest in global health to apply. The Learning Institute will be a three week online course with live webinars. The deadline for applications for the TB Institute will be June 30th. Some of the speakers from each institute are:

· TB Learning Institute: July 7-July 25 ; Curriculum

o Dr. Amy Bloom, Senior Technical Advisor, USAID

o Colleen Daniels, TB/HIV Project Director, TAG Zeroes Campaign

o Anne Child & David Bryden, RESULTS TB Advocacy

o Prof. Helen McShane, Edward Jenner Institute for Vaccine Research, University of Oxford

· NTDs Learning Institute: (pending -TBD in July) ; Curriculum

o Dr. Peter Hotez, Founding Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine

For more information and directions on how to apply, visit our website:http://www.ihealthnetwork.org. In addition, individuals and organizations can register online for our email list to receive the latest information.

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