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Development of Central Asian Supercourse in Kazakhstan Exchanging knowledge along the Silk Road Almaz Sharman, MD Sholpan Askarova, Ph. D. Faina Linkov, Ph. D Ronald La. Porte, Ph. D and the Supercourse team Prepared by Dr. Linkov
What is the Supercourse? www. pitt. edu/~super 1 SUPERCOURSE-global library of 5150 Power. Point lectures on prevention and public health, shared for free by over 50, 000 faculty members in 174 countries.
Supercourse Model: lecture sharing Teacher in Alexandria Teacher in Bolivia Teacher in Havana Teacher in Kazakhstan Teacher in Pittsburgh Teacher in San Francisco
Large Multidisciplinary Network Open Source Power. Point Lecture Library Continuous Quality Improvement 3/12/2021 Distribution System to Educators 4
Golden lecture of prevention: example of single lecture available in multiple languages
Science Supercourse, Library of Alexandria Science Supercourse at the Library of Alexandria is designed to expand beyond the topics of Health and Preventive Medicine, to encompass other areas of science: Environment Agriculture Computer Engineering Health
Advisory Board Gil Omenn Former President AAAS Ismail Sergeldan, Director Library of Alexandria Francois Sauer CEO, Trans Am Group Vint Cerf, Father of Internet Ron La. Porte, Professor, Supercourse Founder
Science Supercourse site
Reaching the unreached: Moving Science Supercourse Efforts to Central Asia. • Kazakhstan • Kyrgyzstan • Tajikistan • Turkmenistan • Uzbekistan Continuing diffusion of innovation along the ancient silk road
Central Asian History: Silk Road
Silk Road and Diffusion of Innovation Silk Road as a global network of people, goods, ideas, beliefs and inventions. Linking people together Samarkand, Uzbekistan
KAZAKHSTAN HEALTH PROFILE year 2002 Kazakhstan and Supercourse’s Team
Goals of the Central Asian Supercourse • Empower teachers • Development of Scientific Network • Improve Scientific Productivity through the establishment of a new journal • Improve access to free digital libraries • Improve teleconferencing abilities • Development of Lecture library • Kazakhstan –US Science collaboration
Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan Empowering Educators world wide with state of the art lecture content
Development of Scientific Network Karaganda University Tajik State Medical University
Central Asian Journal of Global Health
Linking with CAREN and DANTE? Thanks to the interconnection with its pan-European counterpart GÉANT, CAREN allows researchers, educators and students across the region not only to collaborate among each other but also to engage in exciting joint projects with their peers in Europe and in other parts of the world.
Improved access to digital libraries
Advantages of digital libraries • • No physical boundary. Multiple access Easy retrieval Preservation and conservation? Space Added value (such as quality images) Easily accessible.
Supercourse Network, Central Asia
CA and Kazakhstan Network (2011 -2012)
Training workshop Astana, Kazakhstan July 9 -13, 2012
Availability of lectures of the Supercourse, both online and CDs Offers a golden chance for both staff and students to access knowledge and available materials Professor Sulaiman, Khartoum, Sudan
Numbers of People (billions)and Numbers of Cell Phones 3/12/2021 Tipping Point 6. 7 B People = 6. 7 B Cells 29
Future directions: m. Health ?
Future steps • Sustainable network in Central Asia • Newly established collaborations between institutions in Central Asia and Library of Alexandria • Incubation of new journals • Joint research, publications, and teaching
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Reaching the unreached: Disabled 3/12/2021 34
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela Prevention education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the Health of the world. 3/12/2021 35
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