Piyush Gautam from Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College, Himachal Pradesh, shares his experience at the e-learning workshop, “Get Started, Keep Moving” hosted by Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru & Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium. The workshop acquainted participants with various distance/blended formats.
I am presently working as Assistant Professor, Pediatrics at Dr Rajender Prasad Medical College, Kangra at Tanda since 2011. I did my MBBS from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla and my Post Graduation from PGI Chandigarh. I have served at various peripheral and district hospitals in our state prior to joining the Medical College. My areas of interest are Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care. I am looking after the Nutrition Rehabilitation Centr for severe acute malnutrition in our Department. I have been the co-‐guide for the thesis of two post graduate students. I am a member of the Medical Education Unit of our College, having done the Basic Course and presently pursuing the Advanced course in Medical Education. I am working with Dr Vivek in developing a Family Medicine Certificate course for MBBS doctors.
Joseph Matovu from Makerere University shares his experience at the e-learning workshop, “Get Started, Keep Moving” hosted by Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru & Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium. The workshop acquainted participants with various distance/blended formats.
He is a Training Manager for the CDC-‐ funded MakSPH Fellowship Program based at Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) in Kampala, Uganda. The MakSPH Fellowship Program is a public health leadership and management training program aimed at building the capacity of public health managers to manage public health challenges in Uganda.
I am lead programmer, Information Technology Unit, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. I am certified in systems engineering, programming, web design and hold an MSc in computer science with a PhD in view. As part of my work duties, I conduct web and e-‐platform design for departments in the college including the Department of Preventive Medicine & Primary Care and Ibarapa Programme since 2000.
I am a Lecturer at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Uganda. I am involved in training and supervising Master of Public Health Distance Education (MPH-‐DE) students at the College. Supervision of Distance Education students requires skills to enable the student benefit from the interaction with supervisor and for the supervisor to be able to deliver to the students’ expectations. As a Disaster Resilience Research Fellow, I have just completed a Distance /E-‐learning certificate course in Disaster Resilience Leadership (DRL).
Institute of Public Health (IPH), Bengaluru in collaboration with the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Belgium, organized e-learning workshop from 26 – 30 October, 2015. Participants from around the globe came together to explore the field of e-learning. To ensure a fruitful learning, participants were chosen in pairs, one person being a subject matter expert while other an IT specialist. Here is a video of the participants, where they reflect upon learnings from the workshop.