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Global Health Seed Grants: Request for Proposals

March 1, 2022
CGHSR has released the Request for Proposals for our 2022 Global Health Seed Grants. Awards of up to $25,000 are available to fund interdisciplinary research collaborations to advance new global health research.
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Multidisciplinary Team Takes First Place at Case Competition

February 3, 2022
CGHSR successfully held our ninth annual Global Health Case Competition the last week of January, which included over 50 student participants from 13 University of Minnesota schools or colleges. 
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Updates from the Field: Jessica Deere, CGHSR Scholar

January 21, 2022
"To truly understand and manage the threat of disease to both the chimpanzees and people living near them, we must expand assessments to include local communities that recognize local needs, capacities, and priorities."

2021 Events and Webinars from CGHSR

January 19, 2022
Happy New Year from the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility. Even as we prepare for the year ahead, we are reflecting back on our accomplishments in 2021. For CGHSR, it was a time to refocus and explore new models of…
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Announcing Recipients of Global Engagement Grants

January 14, 2022
We were grateful to receive a number of robust proposals for our new Global Engagement Grants program this year, and were impressed by the quality and strength of the partnerships and projects proposed.
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Researcher Spotlight: Sarah Hoffman

November 2, 2021
Sarah Hoffman, far right, sits with an interpreter and a family in a refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border as part of her reseach.  The CGHSR Researcher Spotlight features global health researchers from the University of Minnesota and its…
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Researcher Spotlight: Beth Virnig & Shalini Kulasingam

October 28, 2021
From left to right: Shalini Kulasingam, Waruiru Mburu, Beth Virnig, and John Amuasi in a restaurant in Ghana The CGHSR Researcher Spotlight features global health researchers from the University of Minnesota and its partner sites. UMN…

Maternal Emergencies Without A Safety Net

September 16, 2021
A new paper has recently been published by researchers from the University of Minnesota and Maseno University about their Monitoring Maternal Emergency Navigation and Triage on Mfangano (MOMENTUM) Study.

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