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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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Global Health Day 2024: Call for Poster Abstracts

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility is accepting poster abstract submissions for Global Health Day 2024.

UMN Case Competition Winners Move on to International Round in Atlanta

A multidisciplinary team of University of Minnesota students won the Center For Global Health and Social Responsibility’s Global Health Case Competition and will advance to the international round of the competition in Atlanta.

Global Engagement Grant Recipients Announced

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility has awarded seven University of Minnesota community members Global Engagement Grants, funding that will advance innovative projects in global health.



Global Health Day 2024

April 18, 2024, 5:00—7:00 PM

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Learn more about CGHSR's 2023-2024 global health courses. UMN students and community members are welcome to apply to learn about timely issues in global health ethics, the social determinants of health and globalization. 

Ecuador: Social, Environmental, and Cultural Determinants of Health (GHSR 6723) | Summer 2024 | Taught by community instructors in Quito, Ecuador

In this 2-week course (GHSR 6723), participants will travel to Quito to learn about public health & health care infrastructure in Ecuador, including western & Indigenous health practices. Through field visits and classes with local faculty, students will experience key health topics in urban, rural, and Indigenous settings in Andean Ecuador. This course is taught in partnership with Fundación Cimas del Ecuador. 

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