• UN Migration Agency Project

    Training health providers abroad helps to ensure that US-bound refugees receive proper health screening, arrive safely and have a more successful community integration.

  • 2019 Global Health Day

  • Global Health Impact Map

    AHC faculty led research, education, clinical care, and community outreach activities

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility facilitates transdisciplinary partnerships and collaborations across the University of Minnesota and worldwide to create a global portfolio of research, education, and engagement.

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June 19, 2019

The United Nations established World Refugee Day to recognize the 50th anniversary of the Convention on the Status of Refugees and the millions of people worldwide who have been forced from home because of war and persecution. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, there are nearly 25.4 million refugees in the world. More than half are under the age of eighteen.

June 3, 2019

On May 17 to 19th, 50 learners and nearly 150 instructors, facilitators, and volunteers came together in Hudson, Wisconsin for the 6th UMN Humanitarian Crisis Simulation. Participants from a range of academic and professional disciplines were formed into teams representing NGO responders, that set out to assess an unraveling crisis depicted by role players and props scattered through the sprawling wooded site. The crisis involved thousands of refugees, health issues, security concerns, and insufficient resources.

May 31, 2019

Following the April 8, 2019 deadline, CGHSR awarded the following Faculty Travel Awards:

May 31, 2019

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility is pleased to announce the recipients of the CGHSR Global Health Seed Grants for research in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Grants have been awarded to the following researchers:

May 30, 2019

The Northern Pacific Global Health (NPGH) Fellowship program will be funding a total of six Fogarty fellows and scholars for 2019 - 2020. Congratulations to the trainees and mentors!

May 30, 2019

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility is pleased to announce two recipients of the CGHSR Scholars award for 2019 - 2020 to support a year of international research at partner institutions. For those interested in becoming a CGHSR Scholar in 2020-2021, applications will be available online beginning in August 2019.

May 28, 2019

CGHSR’s Director of Human Migration and Health, Bill Stauffer, was included in the Faces of Immigration outlining how members of the University community are contributing to the national conversation on immigration.