Episode 8 – In Dialogue with Nikolai J. Nunes on the Global Health Workforce – Primary Health care And Universal Health Coverage

“Serving Humanity with Medicine”

– peer med podcast

On this episode, we welcome Nikolai J Nunes to speak about the Global Health Workforce – Primary Healthcare & Universal Healthcare. He contrasts the differences and highlights the various systems countries have taken to deal with the pandemic. Nikolai J. Nunes is a final-year medical student at the University of The West Indies Mona Campus, where he serves as senior student leader for Health Professions Education, Social Accountability, and Health Workforce. During medical school he has completed a Certificate in Global Health from the University of Groningen as well as a Certificate in Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME) from the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), and consulted for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as a Research Assistant seconded to the Ministry of Health (TTO) and Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on the National NCDs Strategic Plan and International Health Regulations 2005 compliance respectively. He is a former two-term National Officer on Medical Education of the Jamaica Medical Students’ Association (JAMSA) and has worked with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) as a leader on Social Accountability and Global Health Workforce, as a member of the Small Working Group on the IFMSA Americas’ Regional Implementation Plan for Human Resources for Health, and presented on Caribbean Youth and Health Workforce as the sole student presenter at the Global Health Workforce Network (GHWN) Youth Hub’s Online Conference 2019. Following graduation, he intends to pursue a dual career in Emergency Medicine and Health Systems Policy and hopes to follow his passion for Primary Health Care, Universal Health Coverage, and Global Health Workforce to the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization.

To contact Nikolai J. Nunes: nikolaijnunes@gmail.com

DISCLAIMER:
All opinions are his own and from a his personal perspective. Feel free to disagree. That’s the beauty of life as it is a matter of human rights and freedom of expression, agreeing and disagreeing is natural and is what makes us all humans.

Nikolai J. Nunes is a final-year medical student at the University of The West Indies Mona Campus, where he serves as senior student leader for Health Professions Education, Social Accountability, and Health Workforce. During medical school he has completed a Certificate in Global Health from the University of Groningen as well as a Certificate in Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME) from the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), and consulted for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as a Research Assistant seconded to the Ministry of Health (TTO) and Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on the National NCD’s Strategic Plan and International Health Regulations 2005 compliance respectively. He is a former two-term National Officer on Medical Education of the Jamaica Medical Students’ Association (JAMSA) and has worked with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) as a leader on Social Accountability and Global Health Workforce, as a member of the Small Working Group on the IFMSA Americas’ Regional Implementation Plan for Human Resources for Health, and presented on Caribbean Youth and Health Workforce as the sole student presenter at the Global Health Workforce Network (GHWN) Youth Hub’s Online Conference 2019. Following graduation, he intends to pursue a dual career in Emergency Medicine and Health Systems Policy and hopes to follow his passion for Primary Health Care, Universal Health Coverage, and Global Health Workforce to the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization.

Episode 8 – In Dialogue with Nikolai J. Nunes on the Global Health Workforce – Primary Health care & Universal Health Coverage

Special thanks to Mr Nikolai J. Nunes for taking the time to interview and discuss with Peer Med. Thank you for voicing your opinions, sharing your thoughts and for being a leader not only in Medicine and amongst IFMSA but also in Global Health.

– Peer Med Podcast

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