Improving Access, Curriculum and Teaching in Medical Education and Emerging Disease (IMPACT-MED)

Status 
Active
Region 
Asia
Description 
The Partnership for Health Advancement in Vietnam (HAIVN) is a collaboration between HMS and two of its teaching hospitals, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Its aims at improving the quality and effectiveness of medical education in Vietnam, thru: (1) Innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teaching in the medical schools to institute a blended and more active learning approach; (2) Improving teaching and learning of key skills necessary to ensure a strong, high quality workforce able to detect, treat and respond to emerging health threats; and (3) Developing leadership and institutional capacity for continuous and sustainable innovation and improving access and outcomes for socially and economically disadvantaged students.
Implementing Partner 
Harvard Medical School (HMS)
Total Lifetime Investment 
$ 14,806,023.00
USG Investment 
$ 6,907,890.00
Non-USG Investment 
$ 7,898,133.00
Activity Sector 
Start Year 
2016
End Year 
2021