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.
Global Health Case Competition
The U of M Global Health Case Competition is a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary teams to develop innovative solutions for current global health issues.
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.
Our upcoming events
The University of Minnesota is partnering with Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS) to improve clinical, educational, professional, and leadership skills for health sciences faculty in Kabul, Afghanistan. The project aims to improve the academic quality of the KUMS faculties of Midwifery, Medical Lab Technology, Dentistry, and Anesthesiology through specialized, short course trainings.
CGHSR is pleased to announce the launch of the Mfangano Community Health Field Station in Kenya. The vision for the field station is to cultivate community-based research, bilateral training opportunities, and foster long-term resilience among the communities of Lake Victoria. Through an adaptive “Community Health Ecosystem” model, we are growing transcultural friendships to better understand deep problems and cultivate creative, enduring solutions. On September 25, we are hosting a Launch Event for UMN Faculty, staff, and mentors.
Faculty Travel Awards for AHC faculty aim to encourage international collaboration to further global health research and training/capacity-building collaborations. Funds can be used to cover travel expenses for University of Minnesota AHC faculty members or to bring a colleague to campus from another country. This academic year, we will have two funding deadlines: October 1, 2018 and February 1, 2019. Learn more and apply.
The University of Minnesota has partnered with Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS) to improve clinical, educational, professional, and leadership skills for health sciences faculty in Kabul, Afghanistan. The effort is part of a five-year USAID project aiming to improve the academic quality of the KUMS faculties of Midwifery, Medical Lab Technology, Dentistry, and Anesthesiology. CGHSR has organized specialized short-courses for KUMS faculty that are delivered by UMN faculty and partners. Learn more about the project.
Applications are now being accepted for Fogarty Global Health Fellows for 12-month fellowships beginning in July 2019. These research fellowships are focused on critical, inter-related areas of health in low-income countries and provide outstanding opportunities for highly motivated doctoral students and postdocs to experience research training at top-ranked, NIH-funded research centers in locations including Thailand, India, Peru, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda. The applications are due Nov 12 by 5pm PST.