TITLE

Free "global university" launched

AUTHOR(S)
Yin, David
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, pE145
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposed "Global University" which will offer an online Master's of Public Health and various certificate programs later in 2011 or earlier in 2012. It states that the long-term goal of the program is to offer full medical degrees to people in developing countries who cannot afford the cost of medical education. Furthermore, doctor Kate Tairyan says that pilots of the program will be undertaken in Colombia, China and Kenya.
ACCESSION #
58670250

 

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