Podcast Archive

Global Health Rounds In the wake of the Ebola crisis, PAs in Liberia face professional challenges

In the wake of the Ebola crisis, PAs in Liberia face professional challenges

Physician assistants in Liberia have played a key role in their country's health care during times of crisis, but they still face professional challenges.

Global Health Rounds In Uganda, clinical officers rise to the challenge of meeting public health needs

In Uganda, clinical officers rise to the challenge of meeting public health needs

In Uganda, clinical officers are addressing public health needs by training to work in rural areas and treating the country's growing population.

Global Health Rounds PAs in India expanding from specialty areas to primary care

PAs in India expanding from specialty areas to primary care

Ebin Abraham, PA, explains how the Indian PA profession began in cardiology and is now starting to expand into primary care to help meet rural health needs.

Global Health Rounds Rebuilding health infrastructure in war-torn South Sudan

Rebuilding health infrastructure in war-torn South Sudan

Health tutor David Manana heads the Clinical Officer training program at the Maridi Health Sciences Institute.

Global Health Rounds PAs address Saudi Arabia's health-care challenges post-Arab Spring

PAs address Saudi Arabia's health-care challenges post-Arab Spring

After the 2010 Arab uprisings, the physician assistant profession was created to address the rapidly changing health-care complications in Saudi Arabia.

Global Health Rounds Clinical officers meet Rwanda's health needs after genocide

Clinical officers meet Rwanda's health needs after genocide

Emmy Bushaija, a clinical officer educator, is training the next generation of health-care providers in Rwanda.

Global Health Rounds A New Jersey nurse practitioner fights HIV in Africa

A New Jersey nurse practitioner fights HIV in Africa

Deborah Winters, NP, used skills she learned in the United States to help create the Ethiopia HIV/ART Nurse Specialist (HANS) Training Program Evaluation.

Global Health Rounds What's in a name? PAs thrive in the United Kingdom

What's in a name? PAs thrive in the United Kingdom

U.K. physician associates in high demand, face similar challenges as U.S. counterparts. Shane Apperley, PA-R, a senior orthopaedic physician associate discusses the fairly recent profession.

Global Health Rounds Clinical associates bridge health disparities in South Africa

Clinical associates bridge health disparities in South Africa

American physician assistant and nurse practitioner programs could benefit from hands-on learning style of their South African counterparts. Shabalala Ayanda a clinical associate student at Walter Sisulu University discusses her experiences.

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