Reminder - Virtual Global Health Initiative Survey

4 November, 2020

*REMINDER: Virtual Global Health Partnership Initiatives Survey Invitation*

Dear Global Health Colleagues,

As you may have seen on my previous message, a group of researchers representing several global health consortiums and organizations is inviting focal points for global health partnerships to take a short

survey. The goal of this survey is to better understand existing global health partnerships; their preferences for virtual activities during the COVID-19 pandemic; the potential barriers to those activities; and what factors may increase their chances for success.

If you are involved in a global health partnership, please consider this your invitation to complete the survey yourself, your input is crucial to the project! We will accept survey responses until Nov 30, 2020.

Attached to this message you will find more information about the survey.

The surveys can be accessed here:




NOTE: The survey is housed in a server owned by our Ugandan colleagues, and there are sometimes outages; if you cannot connect to the survey, please try again later.

And if you can, we would be so appreciative if you would send this to your colleagues or partners who are involved in your or other global health partnerships. Anyone who serves as a focal point or a key person in the

partnership is able to participate, and more than one person per partnership or per institution can complete the survey. Please feel free to cut and paste this message to personalize the invitation to your colleagues. The more people who respond, and the more countries we can represent, the better our insight into this developing need.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me at

We know that everyone is overwhelmed right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic and everything else occurring around the world - we cannot thank you enough for using some of your limited and precious time to consider taking the survey.

Sincerely and with many thanks,

Lisa Umphrey, MD

(on behalf of the Virtual Global Health Initiative project team)

Center for Global Health, Colorado School of Public Health

CHIFA profile: Lisa Umphrey is a pediatrician with the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children and the American Family Children's Hospital, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics Department of Pediatrics. She is currently living and working in rural Uganda. lisaaumphrey AT