1st Faculty of Medicine Charles University 1st Faculty of Medicine Charles University Prague Center for Global Health
quinn 29.09.2015

Key Milestones

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Milestone

Target Completion Date

Comments / Status 

PHASE I DEVELOPMENT

1.

Official University designation

Summer 2012 - 2013

Complete

2.


Collaborating University departments contacted and integration of IT/websites and updated communications


Summer 2012 - present 

In Process

3.

Confirm all associated departments and identify research topics of interest and areas of collaboration and connection


Autumn 2013 - Present

First meeting to establish areas of research need, resources to be shared, areas where research and programming overlap and duplication may occur or exist, areas to mitigate gaps in research needs

4.

Publish outcomes of the Global Health Forum in the Prague Medical Report, Central European Journal for Public Health or other regional publication with the official launch and details of the Prague Center


Autumn 2012 - 2013 and 2014

complete / in process

5.

Invite public-private partnerships within Prague and beyond for research activities


Autumn 2013 / Winter 2015

Please see ‘Collaborating Institutes’ section for further details. The need to have Prague and non-Prague based collaboration is fundamental to an interdisciplinary framework

6.

Have a speaker from international body (WHO, MSF etc) speak about collaborative research and needs in public health

May - June 2017

2014 - complete; 2016 TBA

7.

Conduct a needs assessment between available departments for key actors and interested parties in all officially and unofficially assigned departments on what key research areas can overlap and where collaboration can be engendered

Ongoing

This stakeholder analysis will be an ongoing process to constantly find researchers, collaborators and mentors for research from students, academics and active participants.

8.

Apply for international collaborative conference presentation, research grant and scholarship from major EU based donor

Winter 2015 - 2016

The grant process will begin upon official designation by the university and a conference attendance and presentation will be available upon further identification of key stakeholders

EU/EC funding and fungi letters awaiting Head of Department approval

9.

Have speaker from USAID, other students focused practical research and field work specific topics. Apply for first grant to conduct interdisciplinary research

Winter 2015-2016

Three key USAID field workers have been identified from Munich, Berlin and Prague to offer a forum to discuss working and volunteering in medical field work abroad and in resource poor environment

10.

Attend conference and present findings from preliminary research on public health collaboration


Winter/Spring 2015

European Base conference (Prague / UK)

11.

Launch online and classroom based Global Health Course for students (seminar)

Spring 2015

Upon approval of the two major courses offered (see ‘Key Deliverables’ Section

PHASE II DEVELOPMENT

12.

Engage with significant overseas medical work with students and other researchers


Summer/Autumn 2015-2016

To include long-term placements abroad

13.

Conduct field research on preventative medicine and vaccination

Autumn 2015/Winter 2016

Key findings and results to be published in peer-review IF journal with potential policy solutions and comment

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