Health Sciences

 

Recent Submissions

  • Radiology: A Small Guide 

    Baiocchi, L. (Lidia) (Partnership for Higher Education in Africa (PHEA), 2014)
    Some words and images about radiology. The X-rays contained in this booklet have been collected from the Hospital Central de Beira and represent average patients you might happen to see during your rotations now and in the ...

  • Introduction to Complex Health Systems 

    Not available (Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa, 2013-04)
    In order to understand the functioning of health systems, and act towards strengthening them, it is necessary to grasp the notion of complexity and see how it plays out in the system, through the behaviours, actions and ...

  • KEYSTONE India initiative 

    Not available (Public Health Foundation of India, 2016-04)
    These open access Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) teaching and learning resources were developed for the inaugural KEYSTONE India short course on HPSR. They include 38 videos and 32 slide presentations organized ...

  • Introduction to Health Policy and Systems Research 

    Not available (Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa, 2016)
    This course provides an introduction to the practice of health policy and systems research (HPSR). It is intended for all those interested in health systems – whether or not they are likely to go on to become full-time ...

  • Understanding and Analyzing Health Policy 

    Lehmann, U. (Uta) (University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    This module is based on a course first developed at the Centre for Health Policy, University of the Witwatersrand, and has been adapted and taught by several academic institutions across Africa since. Health policy analysis ...

  • Genocide and Public Health 

    Awad, M. (Makarious) (University of Nottingham, 2009)
    This module aims to introduce the topic of genocide and its relevance to public health. By the end of this module you should be able to: recognise what is genocide and identify some examples of the actions that constitute ...

  • Experience of Health and Illness: Professional Focus 

    Thompson, S. (Susan) (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    This course focuses on the professional perspectives towards health and illness using the 5 underpinning curriculum domains of biological sciences, evidence based practice (EBP), psycho-social health, professional and ...

  • Complex Health Needs II: Mental Health 

    Stacy, G. (Gemma) (University of Nottingham, 2012)
    This course addresses complex health needs in mental health using the 5 underpinning curriculum domains of biological sciences, evidence based practice (EBP), psycho-social health, professional and ethical values & clinical ...

  • Complex Health Needs II: Adult 

    Nairn, S. (Stuart) (University of Nottingham, 2012)
    This course focuses on the complex health needs of adults using the 5 underpinning curriculum domains of biological sciences, evidence based practice (EBP), psycho-social health, professional and ethical values & clinical ...

  • Laboratory Methods for Clinical Microbiology 

    Adu-Sarkodie, Y. (Yaw); Engleberg, C. (Cary); Osei, C. A. (Charles Agyei) (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2009)
    This comprehensive module explores common laboratory experiments for microbiology, including microbiological stains (e.g. Gram stains), assessing the accuracy of diagnostic tests, measuring antibody response to infection, ...

  • Cases in Clinical Microbiology 

    Engleberg, C. (Cary); Adu-Sarkodie, Y. (Yaw) (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2009)
    This course focuses on microbiology and human biology. There are several clinical cases for each of the lectures that you will attend during the course. The cases are followed by a few thought questions that serve to ...

  • Procedures in Clinical Chemistry 

    Yeboah, F. A. (Francis A.); Engleberg, C. (Cary) (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2009)
    This online resource features text and video resources along with self-tests to enable students to practice the skills needed to conduct a glucose tolerance test for the diagnosis of diabetes.

  • Automated Blood Counts in Clinical Practice 

    Opare-Sem, O. K. (Ohene K.); Engleberg, N. C. (N. Cary) (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2009)
    This interactive resource allows students to practice skills conducting an automated blood count in a clinical setting. Case studies are used to test students abilities and teach concepts.

  • Total Abdominal Hysterectomy 

    Adanu, R. (Richard); Engleberg, N. C. (N. Cary) (University of Ghana, 2009)
    This module is meant primarily for medical students but may also be useful for residents and health practitioners. The module includes three interactive case studies with some background information as well as discussion ...

  • The Mental State Examination 

    McDermott, C. (Celice) (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2009)
    This interactive resource give students practice in making clinical observations and psychiatric diagnoses. The purpose of the MSE is to obtain a comprehensive cross-sectional description of the patient's mental state, ...

  • Measuring Health & Disease I: Introduction to Epidemiology 

    Myburgh, N. (Neil); Jackson, D. (Debra) (University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for the Western Cape for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health which was offered as a distance learning module between 2001 and 2008. It was ...

  • How to Lead a Study Group: Facilitator's Guide 

    Attwell, E. (Emma); Norrish, J. (Julia); Little, D. (Dezre) (Bettercare, 2012)
    We’ve developed this guide to help you run a Bettercare learning programme in a study group.In this guide, you will learn about what makes group work powerful, starting your group and getting support, goal-setting and ...

  • Well Women 

    Woods, D. (Dave); Dyer, S. (Silke) (Bettercare, 2012)
    Well Women was written for primary health workers who manage the everyday health needs of women. It covers reproductive health, family planning and infertility, common genital infections, vaginal bleeding, and the abuse of women.

  • Saving Mothers and Babies 

    Theron, G.; de Groot, H.; Louw, H. (Bettercare, 2011)
    Saving Mothers and Babies was developed in response to the high maternal and perinatal mortality rates found in most developing countries. Learning material used in this book is based on the results of the annual confidential ...

  • Primary Newborn Care 

    Woods, D. L.; Greenfield, D.; Theron, G. (Bettercare, 2011)
    Primary Newborn Care was written specifically for nurses and doctors who provide primary care for newborn infants in level 1 clinics and hospitals. Primary Newborn Care addresses the care of infants at birth, care of normal ...

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