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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December 14, 2018

A woman is in labor and she and her baby are in distress; her midwife cannot manage the complications. The nearest neonatal and obstetric care facility is hours away. The transport across Lake Victoria to the mainland takes about an hour, if a boat is even available, then it could take another one to two hours to reach an obstetrician and an operating room, which also may not be available, in a county of one million residents.

November 20, 2018

Twelve years after and eight thousand miles away from a chance encounter in Africa, two strangers-turned-colleagues and friends reunited on the University of Minnesota campus. The reunion in Minnesota marks a new chapter for the pair, positioning them to expand research and sustainable health solutions by formally launching the Mfangano Community Health Field Station @ the Ekialo Kiona (EK) Center in Kenya.

November 20, 2018

Working on getting the word out about your global health research? Check out these resources from our November 15, 2018 International Researcher Series event that featured these two presentations:

Showcasing Faculty Research and Expertise
Brad Robideau, National Media Relations Consultant | University Relations

November 13, 2018

A delegation of researchers involved in the CGHSR - Guangxi CDC Collaboration and Exchange Project will be on campus Wednesday, November 14 for a series of meetings to report on current projects and to explore possible future collaborations. Faculty are invited to attend the following sessions, which will focus on future collaborations and give opportunities for faculty and researchers to discuss areas of common interest. All meetings are held in ChRC 475B.

October 31, 2018

CGHSR extends congratulations to Kelly Searle (School of Public Health), Keith Horvath (School of Public Health), and Jennifer Rickard (Medical School) who are the most recent recipients of the CGHSR Faculty Travel Awards. The next application deadline for CGHSR Faculty Travel Awards is February 1, 2019.

October 16, 2018

On October 4, 2018, CGHSR hosted Dr. Cynthia Maung, Founder and Director of the Mae Tao Clinic, to give the talk, "Lives and challenges of refugees, migrants and displaced people along the Thailand-Burma border". 

October 15, 2018

PhD students and postdoctoral trainees who wish to apply for a Fogarty Global Health Fellowship beginning in July 2019 may now propose research studies under the mentorship of Dr. Chas Salmen at the Mfangano Island Community Health Field Station.