National Surgical, Obstetric and Anesthesia Plans (NSOAP)
- NSOAP template – The National Surgical, Obstetric and Anaesthesia Planning Template contains the most critical components of a resilient surgical system
- Surgical care system strengthening – A monograph from the WHO and the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change on developing national surgical, obstetric and anesthesia plans.
- NSOAP Policy brief – Process and Recommendations, HMS Center for global health delivery-Dubai, 2018
- Strategizing National Health in the 21st century – A WHO handbook and resource for national health planning based on the experiences of the WHO in planning and strategizing health systems globally.
For all global surgery resources, please visit http://www.pgssc.org
Technology and Innovation
- Health Information Technology and Health Data Standards – Provides some standards for exchanging health data
- Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology – Bioinformatics
- Hacking Medicine and the Rx It Offers for Innovation in All Industries – Andrea Ippolito and Allison Yost show how the hacking approach can be applied to any industry or domain
- Presentations by Zen Chu – Zen has presented on topics such as global health, supply chains, disrupting clinical trials and more
- Rock Reports – Rock Health has put together reports on funding, hospital partnerships and the future of biosensing wearables
- Startup Elements – Rock Health has produced videos on product, operations, legal/regulations and business.
- Principles for digital development – The Principles are a set of living guidance intended to help practitioners succeed in applying digital technologies to development programs.
- D3: https://d3js.org
- Diagrams: LucidChart.com
- Lost of examples (plug data in to get great visualizations)
- Balsamiq – Wireframing tool
- Fluid UI – Tool to prototype mobile apps
- GIMP – Free alternative to photoshop
- Prezi – Cloud-based presentations
- Flinto – Functional mobile app prototypes
- Infogram – inforgraphics for pitch presentations
- Canva – posters for pitch presentations
- Datawrapper – enrich your stories with charts, in seconds
- AnyChart Playground – the ultimate charts playground
- MMIC-III (data on 40K critical care patients from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, quick registration process, but easy to obtain)
- PhysioNet (like kaggle but for medicine specific projects)
- RAND Datasets, Center for the Study of Aging here
- Secondary Data on Aging
- Kaggle Datasets [here]
- Curated page of Data Repositories [here]
- CDC Datasets
- WHO Datasets
- U.S. Census Bureau for population stats [here]
- U.S. National Health Interview Survey [here]
- National Hospital Discharge Survey [here]
- U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services //Healthcare cost utilization project// [here]
- WHO Global Health Observatory (GHO) data – the WHO’s gateway to health-related statistics for more than 1000 indicators for its 194 Member States.
- WHO Health statistics and information systems – disease burden and mortality estimates
- WHO Fact Sheets – any Health topics
- UN SDG indicators – The dissemination platform of the Global SDG Indicators Database. This platform provides access to data compiled through the UN System in preparation for the Secretary-General’s annual report on “Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals”
- IHME GHDx – Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx): the world’s most comprehensive catalog of surveys, censuses, vital statistics, and other health-related data.
- Redox instructions [here]
- Watson API [here]
- Google API [here]
- Api.ai [here]
- Siri.api [here]
- Alexa API [here]
- Hacking Healthcare Entrepreneurship: A Startup Guide Inspired by MIT’s Hacking Medicine – In this ebook by the Kauffman Foundation, you’ll learn about the Hacking Medicine processes and hear from companies who got their start at a Hacking Medicine events
- Healthcare Collaboration Playbook – This document by the Kauffman Foundation serves to outline how to have successful collaboration between various parties.
- Country Health Rankings – Health indicators at the country level
- Hacking Pediatrics 2013 – Dr. Docktor from Boston Children’s hospital recaps on why and how Hacking Pediatrics 2013 was successful
- Coursera – all courses are free. Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.
- MIT Open Courseware – All of MIT’s courses, slides, presentations and resources are available online for you to review. For example, if you want to know more about algorithms, select: Topic (Engineering), Sub-topic (Computer Science), Specialty (Algorithms and data structures).
- Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur
E-Learning programs for executives in the health care sector.
- CDC Global Health
Sustainable Management Development Program Instruction materials on management capacity provided free of charge.
- Global Health E-Learning Center
32 Free online short courses: Human resources for health, M&E fundamentals, logistics for health commodities, HIV, and more.
- Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Public Health Free Online CoursesIncludes: Biostatistics, Public Health, Global Health and Health Policy, as well as age related and disease related courses.
- E-learning short courses at the Univ. of Albany School of Public Health
Free online courses: mostly related to emergency preparedness.
- Measuring Health Disparities Free Computer-based Course MHDID0806
A self-paced, interactive course which focuses on some basic issues for public health practice — how to understand, define and measure health disparity.
Warning: Requires to download 65MB – takes 5 minutes to download with a high speed link.
The course can also be purchased in hard copy book and CD rom.
- Understanding Evidence-based Healthcare: A Foundation for Action – Free Online course
The United States Cochrane Center.
- ASInstitute Le premier site de formation à distance via internet, en français, dédié à la gestion des coûts, à la gestion financière et au controle de gestion des services de santé.
- UNDP Microfinance online course
- Rwanda Next Einstein Forum – the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) is an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung. The NEF is a platform that connects science, society and policy in Africa and the rest of the world – with the goal to leverage science for human development globally.
- African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)
- National Institute of Statistics Rwanda (NISR)
- African Center of Excellence in Data Science (ACE-DS), University of Rwanda
- HealthBox – This health-centric accelerator provides mentorship and funding in six locations
- Y Combinator – Based in Silicon Valley, Y Combinator has provided seed stage funding and support for over 700 startups with a combined $30B+ valuation
- Rock Health – This San Francisco accelerator provides funding and mentorship to health-focused startups
- PayPal Start Tank – Start Tank provides six months of no-cost space and mentorship to early-stage startups
- Bolt – A seed-stage fund that invests capital, staff and equipment and expertise for hardware-focused startups
- LabCentral – A laboratory co-working space for life-science and biotech startups
- Sprint Accelerator powered by TechStars – Based in Kansas City, this three-month accelerator provides funding and support to mobile health startups
- R/GA Accelerator powered by TechStars – Based in NYC, this accelerator supports startups with connected hardware products