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Political Leadership, Health Policies and Health Disparities in Developed and Developing Nations

Broadcast Date: January 30, 2008
(1 hour, 30 minutes).

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William Ebomoyi, PhD (4 pages)
Shankar Srinivasan, PhD (12 pages)

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Program Overview

Political Leadership, Health Policies and Health Disparities in Developed and Developing Nations

Willian Ebomoyi, PhD
The purpose of this institute is to define the nature of political leadership and specific policies, which have implications for health disparities in developed, and developing nations. Using the expertise of philosopher-scientists and epidemiologists, features of democracy and welfare political systems will be characterized.

Components of Geonomics and Bio-Informatics

Shankar Srinivasan, PhD
The over-arching objective of this institute is to design unique and culturally competent strategies to eliminate health disparities worldwide. Project participants will be encouraged, in their group sessions to identify technologically appropriate education to correct the existing imbalance in health status among the affluent and impoverished individuals in societies; design pilot programs aimed at correcting health disparities in developed and developing nations and most relevant, construct logic models for implementing programs to alleviate poverty, health disparities and finally, evaluate the short-term and long-term implications of eliminating health disparities worldwide.

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None for this program.

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334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN

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