Health Systems Strengthening

369. The National Academy for Social Prescribing and NHS England Personalized Care Department, London, UK

What is Personalized Care? Personalized Care will benefit up to 2.5 million people by 2024, giving them the same choice and control over their mental and physical health that they have come to expect in every other aspect of their life. A one-size-fits-all health and care system simply cannot meet the increasing complexity of people’s needs and expectations. Personalised care is based on ‘what matters’ to people and their individual strengths and needs. But you may wonder – what exactly do we mean by ‘Personalized Care?’ Watch this short explanatory video taking you through the...

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368. King’s Health Partners & NHS South East London, London, UK

King’s Health Partners (KHP) is an Academic Health Sciences Centre where world-class research, education and clinical practice are brought together for the benefit of patients. KHP brings together:

  • three NHS Foundation Trusts
  • a world-leading university for health research and education
  • services provided across central and outer London locations, including seven mental health...
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363. American University of Beirut Global Health Institute, Beirut, Lebanon

The Global Health Institute (GHI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) was formally established in July 2017. As the first such institute in the Middle East and North Africa region, GHI aims to address global health challenges with a focus on context and sustainable impact by employing an interdisciplinary approach. The primary focus of GHI are challenges that are affecting the MENA region, but have relevance to and impact on other regions in the Global South.... Read more about 363. American University of Beirut Global Health Institute, Beirut, Lebanon

312. Partners In Health, Boston, MA

Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit, global health organization that fights social injustice by bringing the benefits of modern medical science first and foremost to the most marginalized communities around the world. PIH focuses on those who would not otherwise have access to quality health care. PIH partners with the world’s leading academic institutions to create rigorous evidence that shapes more sound and all-inclusive global health policies. PIH also supports local governments’ efforts to build capacity and strengthen national health systems. As of today, PIH runs programs in 11 countries (Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Russia, Kazakhstan, Navajo Nation), where it provides direct care to millions of patients, through public facilities and community engagement. ... Read more about 312. Partners In Health, Boston, MA

355. The Global Health Initiative at The Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City, Mexico

The Global Health Initiative – led by Tec alumni and professors –- has gathered support and enthusiasm across the public health and medical community in Mexico to formalize the first Global Health Institute (GHI) in Latin America. The Tecnológico de Monterrey (aka the Tec) is uniquely positioned to launch the first GHI because of its innovative educational approach, network and connections to the global health field, and world-wide reputation of excellence...

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352. Hollywood, Health & Society, Los Angeles, CA

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored with The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship’s Mindich Summer Service Fellowship. The primary affiliation is with HGHI, so HGHI will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and benefits of an intern in both HGHI and The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship.

Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S) is a program of the USC Norman Lear Center that provides entertainment industry professionals with accurate and timely information for health, safety and security storylines.... Read more about 352. Hollywood, Health & Society, Los Angeles, CA

343. SaveLIFE Foundation, New Delhi, India

SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) is an independent, non-profit organization committed to improving road safety and access to emergency medical care across India and the developing world.

SLF connects research, advocacy, communication and execution (RACE) to operate at the intersection of policy making and grassroots implementation for crash prevention as well as post-crash response. Over the past few years, SLF has facilitated the enactment of key legislations in India such as the Good

Samaritan Law adopted one of India’s deadliest highways to transform it into a Zero fatality corridor, trained thousands of Police officers and volunteers in life-saving techniques and built award-winning technology to connect and assist stakeholders including bereaved families from extremely poor backgrounds.

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356. WeCancer, São Paulo, Brazil

Did you know there are around 19 million new cancer patients every year? A study called “World Cancer Report 2018” released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) showed recently that the cancer burden has risen from 14 million to 18.1 million new cases and around 9.6 million people died because of it in 2018 alone. OMS’s projections for 2030 are not any better. 29.5 million new cases and 16.3 million deaths on a year basis. Its treatment is long and full of challenges. High patient / doctor ratio, long time period between doctor appointments and the ‘poor memory'...

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336. Gavi, Geneva, Switzerland

Gavi is an international organisation that was created in 2000 to improve access to new and underused vaccines for children living in the world’s poorest countries. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, Gavi is the Vaccine Alliance, which brings together public and private sectors with the shared goal of creating equal access to vaccines for children, wherever they live. ... Read more about 336. Gavi, Geneva, Switzerland

332 United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New York City, NY

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored with The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship’s Mindich Summer Service Fellowship. The primary affiliation is with HGHI, so HGHI will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and benefits of an intern in both HGHI and The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship.

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UNFPA is the lead United Nations sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) agency. Our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA is formally named the United Nations Population Fund. The organization was created in 1969, the same year the United Nations General Assembly declared “parents have the exclusive right to determine freely and responsibly the number and spacing of their children.” UNFPA’s current strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.... Read more about 332 United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New York City, NY

331. Joint Committee on Public Health, Boston, MA

This internship is co-sponsored with the IOP's Director's Internship Program. The primary affiliation is with HGHI, so HGHI will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and benefits of an intern in both programs. The IOP has a strict two-application limit for opportunities they fund, which includes internships that are co-sponsored with HGHI

The Joint Committee on Public Health considers all matters concerning the public health of the Commonwealth and such other matters as referred to it.  The Committee reviews, drafts and reports legislation relating to public health and also reviews other issues or matters relative to public health in Massachusetts.... Read more about 331. Joint Committee on Public Health, Boston, MA

325. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), London, England

NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) is public body in the United Kingdom, whose purpose is to improve health and wellbeing by putting science and evidence at the heart of health and care decision making. Our work spans three main ecosystems:

  • Guidelines – developing best practice recommendations and advice for front-line practitioners
  • Regulatory – evaluating health technologies to determine funding decisions and new procedures to assess safety
  • Information – providing evidence-based information and advice, such as the British National Formulary and Clinical Knowledge Summaries

This is an exciting moment in NICE’s history – we are developing a new 5-year strategy, due to be launched in April 2021. The strategy will reflect our ambition to deliver ‘living’ guidelines and innovative evaluation methodologies that incorporate new forms of data and real-world evidence, to improve health and care outcomes.

 
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324. NHS England Strategy Group, London, England

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored with the IOP's Director's Internship Program. The primary affiliation is with HGHI, so HGHI will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and benefits of an intern in both programs. The IOP has a strict two-application limit for opportunities they fund, which includes internships that are co-sponsored with HGHI.

NHS England and NHS Improvement lead the National Health Service (NHS) in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care.

As organisations, we share out more than £100 billion in funds and hold organisations to account for spending this money effectively for patients and efficiently for the tax payer. We also directly commission certain services such as primary care and ‘specialised services’, such as treatments for rare conditions and secure mental health care, on a regional or national basis.

We work closely with central government including the Department of Health and Social Care, Department for Work and Pensions, the Office for Life Sciences and others. We also have a good relationship with national bodies responsible for the regulation of health and care, health research and local government.

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214. Sangath, Goa, India

Sangath is a non-governmental, not-for-profit research organization committed to improving health across the lifespan by empowering existing community resources to provide appropriate physical, psychological and social therapies. Its primary focus areas include child development, adolescent and youth health, and mental health and chronic disease. A key element of Sangath’s philosophy is to strengthen state and private sector services by integrating and scaling up affordable and effective interventions through sustainable health systems. Sangath develops and tests contextually appropriate task-sharing interventions that empower low-cost human resources with knowledge and supervision to improve access to mental healthcare.... Read more about 214. Sangath, Goa, India

313. Save the Children, Washington, DC

Please Note: This internship is co-sponsored with The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship’s Mindich Summer Service Fellowship. The primary affiliation is with HGHI, so HGHI will be the point of contact during the application and internship onboarding process. The intern selected for this internship will have the obligations and benefits of an intern in both HGHI and The Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship.

Save the Children is a nonprofit organization which works in health, education, child protection, policy and advocacy, and emergency response. Save the Children is at the forefront of global efforts to end preventable child deaths, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition, alleviating hunger, and preventing and treating HIV and AIDS. The Summer Fellow will be a part of Save’s Department of Global Health. ... Read more about 313. Save the Children, Washington, DC

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