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Teaching patient safety in global health: lessons from the Duke Global Health Patient Safety Fellowship.

Johnston BE, Lou-Meda R, Mendez S, et al. Teaching patient safety in global health: lessons from the Duke Global Health Patient Safety Fellowship. BMJ Glob Health. 2019;4(1). doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001220.

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April 17, 2019
Johnston BE, Lou-Meda R, Mendez S, et al. BMJ Glob Health. 2019;4(1).

Medical errors are a concern across the economic spectrum worldwide. This commentary describes an educational effort to develop champions to lead patient safety, quality improvement, and infection control initiatives in health systems in low- and middle-income countries. The authors highlight the importance of contextualizing training to consider local needs and resources.

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Johnston BE, Lou-Meda R, Mendez S, et al. Teaching patient safety in global health: lessons from the Duke Global Health Patient Safety Fellowship. BMJ Glob Health. 2019;4(1). doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001220.