• 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.

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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.

October 2, 2018

The application is now open for this winter course in Mysore, India.  Join a dynamic, interdisciplinary group learners to explore health, health care delivery, and social determinants in the context of globalization in India. The course will emphasize the leadership skills needed to function in the fields of global health and development.

September 24, 2018

The Global Health Student Advisory Board (GHSAB) is an interprofessional global health student group. This committee of student representatives from graduate and professional programs across the Academic Health Center works to educate and mobilize the next generation of socially responsible global health professionals.

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September 21, 2018

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.

September 20, 2018

Group of 23 posingIn August, the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility organized a training in Bangkok, Thailand for United Nations Agency for Migration (IOM) clinicians, an effort that drew expertise from over a dozen trainers from the University of Minnesota and its partners.

September 16, 2018

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.

September 6, 2018

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.