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Over the past 10 years, our global health work at the University of Minnesota has spanned the globe—from maternal health research on the shores of Lake Victoria to strengthening the healthcare workforce of Afghanistan.

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Lessons from India: Experiential learning outside and inside the classroom

The most valuable lessons Liz Sopdie, PhD, learned during her three-week course in Mysore, India were those she learned outside the classroom. “Going somewhere new to learn can be life changing,” she said. “Travel promotes personal growth…
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Announcing Recipients of 2022 Global Health Seed Grants

We are excited to announce the recipients of our Global Health Seed Grants for 2022. Each of the selected projects exemplifies the CGHSR mission and goals of the Seed Grants program, including to advance equitable international research…
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Global Health Ethics and the Brocher Declaration

In the era of COVID-19, and even before our current COVID pandemic, the global health community has been questioning ethical, equitable, and mutual models for global health engagement and partnership.

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We invite UMN students and outside participants to explore our 2022–2023 global health courses on ethics, globalization, and a global-is-local approach to health.

Global Health in Local Contexts (GHSR 6713) – Fall 2022, taught by Dr. Mike Westerhaus
India: Global Health, Globalization & Leadership (GHSR 6715) – Winter 2023, taught by community instructors in Mysore, India

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