Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global health research training and education

Lifang Hou*, Supriya D. Mehta, Elizabeth Christian, Brian Joyce, Olufunmilayo Lesi, Rose Anorlu, Alani Sulaimon Akanmu, Godwin Imade, Edith Okeke, Jonah Musah, Firas Wehbe, Jian Jun Wei, Demirkan Gurse, Kate Klein, Chad J. Achenbach, Ashti Doobay-Persaud, Jane Holl, Mamoudou Maiga, Cheick Traore, Atiene SagayFolasade Ogunsola, Robert Murphy

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Since January 2020 billions of people across the world have been “locked down” and hundreds of thousands have died because of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The pandemic is creating enormous adverse economic and social consequences throughout the world, with direct and indirect impacts on global health activities - particularly through the participation of health care workers, clinicians, investigators, technologists, and students in research training and educational programs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Global Health
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health Policy


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