ST1 - 3 Regional Teaching Day - Global Health

Category: Training - Other

Date: November 19th 2019 12:00am until 12:00am

Location: Apple Room, at The Baileys Court Centre, Bradley Stoke, Patchway, Bristol BS32 8BH

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The registration for this event is now closed, if you are planing to attend please bring your own lunch/claim Study leave. 



  • To encourage reflection and thought around global inequities of health and impact of culture and belief systems on health choices and health seeking behaviour
  • To promote discussion how the above can lead to promoting better clinical care and medical practice












Overview of child health


Interactive Teaching Session






Accessing Healthcare


Case study and discussion


Somalia Film


Film and discussion





13.45 – 14.15

Trainee opportunities/experience



14.15 – 16.00

(Including tea break)

Global Health and Obesity.

Sugar Tax debate


Interactive teaching session and debate






M K-L Maya Kohli-Lynch

HL Helen Leveret

CS Clare Sheahan


Useful Pre-reading: 

Report of the Commission on ending obesity: 2016;jsessionid=9ADB0C59171A87FA6E3BE9054BB049B2?sequence=1

Relevance to the curriculum:

Curriculum Learning outcome 1:

Law and Ethics: Demonstrates knowledge of how the religious and cultural beliefs that parents may hold about the treatment of their children impact practice, and/or responds by seeking support.

Advocacy: Identifies opportunities and shows commitment for child health advocacy in their daily practice, including examples of injustice, empathy and political influence.

Applies knowledge of how health beliefs can affect paediatric illness.

Curriculum Learning Outcome 2: 

Effective working Relationship: Applies knowledge of how different factors influence a patient’s journey and how they may impact effective communication and cause anxiety about treatment and illness.

Spoken and written communication: Manages communicating with a non-English speaking family using various means.

Curriculum Learning Outcome 5:

Key Capability:

  • Understands the factors which contribute to child health inequalities and the consequences of those inequalities in terms of disability, life expectancy and health economics.
  • Understands the effects of the environmental, economic and cultural contexts of health and healthcare on illness prevention.
    • Explains to patients and families about the effect of the media on the public perception of health care issues
    • Applies knowledge of the effects of family composition, socio-economic factors and poverty on child health
    • Discusses the effect of non-health policies on healthcare issues
    • Understands the factors involved in global health.
      • Applies knowledge of the measures commonly used to monitor child health at the population level: perinatal, neonatal and under 5 mortality rates, and disability-adjusted life-years
      • Recognises the importance of the continuum of care for reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health, and the interdependence of maternal and child health
      • Finds information on the prevalence and incidence of disease in different countries
      • Describes the key social, economic and environmental determinants of child health and well-being globally, including the effects of armed conflict
      • Describes the key components of a health system according to the WHO definition (e.g. service delivery, health of the workforce, health information systems, access to essential medications, financing and leadership/governance) and the outcome measures that can be used to evaluate health systems (e.g. equity, efficiency, access, quality and responsiveness)
      • Applies knowledge of key goals in international development and child survival: the Millennium Development Goals, and post-2015, the Sustainable Development Goals

Applies knowledge about the implications of sustainable development in low income countries