Global Neurology

Advancing Equity in Research and Training in Global Neurology

Date/Time: Monday, October 24, 2022 - 3:45 PM – 5:45 PM
Track: Traditional Special Interest Group
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Description:

Research and training in global neurology is critical to combat the rising toll of neurological diseases and the growing gap in neurologic health outcomes in low and middle-income countries and in underserved and vulnerable populations in high-income countries. Advancing equity to attain the highest level of health for all people is an important component of global neurology research and training. In this session, a diverse group of seasoned and up-and-coming leaders in global neurology from around the world will discuss progress and challenges in advancing equity in global neurology research and training. 

Chair: Felicia Chow, MD

Co-Chair: Monica Maria Diaz, MD, MS

Objectives:

  • Learning from diverse leaders and peers about progress and challenges in global neurology research and training
  • Participating in a dialogue with global leaders and peers from diverse settings about solutions to address inequities in global neurology research and training
  • Applying innovative strategies to continue to advance equity in global neurology research and training

Inequities in Neurological Care and Research in Urban versus Rural LMIC Settings in sub-Saharan Africa

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Inequities in Neurological Care and Research in Urban versus Rural LMIC Settings in Latin America

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Gender Inequities in Neurologic Care and Research Participation in LMIC

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Pathways to Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis in Zambia

Poster Presenter: Mashina Chomba, MBChB, University of Zambia


Inequities in Neurology Research Training for LMIC Trainees

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Inequities in Neurology Research Training from the LMIC Perspective

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Assessment of the Perceived Benefit and Barriers of a Virtual Neuroscience Course for Practitioners in LMIC

Poster Presenter: Deanna Saylor, MD, MHS, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Pathways to Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis in Zambia

Poster Presenter: Mashina Chomba, MBChB, University of Zambia


 

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