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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.

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.

Four men gather around a demonstration of orthodontic technique
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.