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Why Join?

GHDonline community discussions reflect the broad experiences of the diverse professionals improving global health delivery, including doctors, nurses, midwives, CEOs, program managers, accountants, architects, data experts, software engineers, teachers, students, policy makers and more. By becoming a member of GHDonline, you instantly become part of this global community with over 10,000 people from 180+ countries and 3,350+ organizations, as well as access to:

Join the GHDonline communities to connect with, learn from, and share with other practitioners in your field - passionate global health implementers on a mission to improve health care delivery.

Ready to Get Started?

Here are a few ways that you can contribute to GHDonline today.

Share your work:

Whether it’s peer-reviewed and published, or informal findings from a smaller project, discussions about the latest developments in the field help members identify new strategies and interventions, as well as opportunities for collaboration.

We invite all members to share their work and experience, but ask that you remain mindful of copyright and intellectual property – please abide by our Terms of Use and refrain from posting others’ content.

See how other members have shared their work:

Ask a question:

Maybe it’s a question you’re currently struggling with, one you’ve recently solved, or even a question you frequently find yourself answering for others - sharing these questions in the public sphere contributes to a growing knowledge base and helps members resolve issues and identify solutions faster.

Here’s how asking questions have helped GHDonline members find answers:

Share your thoughts:

At GHDonline, we welcome constructive, civil debate and encourage members to discuss important issues that impact their work.

See how GHDonline members are tackling tough issues in their fields:

When posting to GHDonline, please remember that communities are public forums and any information posted here, whether via the web, or email, will be indexed in search engines like Google and Yahoo. We believe having these important discussions in the public sphere is the best way to ensure that the valuable information you share will be accessible to all.

As you get started with GHDonline, we hope you’ll invite your colleagues to join the communities and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and our blog to stay up to date on the latest community news and events.

Want to Do More?

We’re always eager to collaborate with members to find ways to enrich the GHDonline communities - if you want to get more involved, here are a few ways we might be able to work together. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with additional ideas!

Create or Review a Discussion Brief

Want to help other members quickly identify the key points of an important discussion? Volunteer to write a Discussion Brief, or offer to be a peer-reviewer in your community. Contact us for templates and tips.

Organize an Expert Panel

Have a topic you’d like to see addressed in more detail? Organize an Expert Panel for your community. Email us your idea and we’ll help you get started.

Become a GHDonline moderator

GHDonline moderators work closely with the GHDonline team to guide communities, provide domain expertise and ensure member questions are answered. If you would like to volunteer as a moderator, or recommend a colleague, please send us a detailed request.

Suggest a new community

The GHDonline team is committed to supporting our communities with community management experience, expert moderators, and an adaptive technology platform. If you are interested in partnering with us to create a new community, please consider these questions (PDF). Once you are committed to creating a community and can muster the necessary support within your organization and partners, we’ll be happy to explore options with you. If you are interested in creating a private community specifically, please contact us.

In addition to continuing to learn from nursing colleagues, GHDonline is a very good resource on topics that are not necessarily my area of expertise. It has become a "go to" place to quickly get an overview of topics from a diverse group of providers.
–Sheila Davis, Director of Global Nursing, Partners In Health, U.S.A., Assistant Professor of Nursing, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, and GHDonline Moderator

Why join?

Membership to the communities of the Global Health Delivery Online platform, GHDonline.org, is made available at no cost thanks to Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Members have access to more than 30 expert moderators and to content and services like peer-reviewed discussion briefs and reviews of recent scholarly articles or a leading clinical information resource from partners, and to a team of professionals that support the GHDonline communities and platform and organize virtual expert panels with leading experts on a regular basis.

Sign up here!