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Researcher Spotlight: Jonathan Kirsch

August 7, 2019
Dr. Jonathon Kirsch is a 2018 recipient of a CGHSR Global Health Seed Grant and an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our first researcher spotlight, he answers a few of our questions on his dengue fever research and…

USAID Liaison at the University of Minnesota

July 29, 2019
CGHSR welcomes Dr. Lindy Fenlason MD MPH, Senior Nutrition and Capacity Building Advisor at USAID to the University of Minnesota. In the first position of its kind, Dr. Fenlason is serving as a liaison between USAID and the University of…

UMN & IOM Co-lead Back-to-Back Trainings in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda

April 1, 2019
In February, the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility organized two back-to-back trainings for the United Nations Agency for Migration (IOM) – first in Nairobi, Kenya and then in Kampala, Uganda.

Student Spotlight: Investigating How Health Navigation Improves Maternal Mortality on Mfangano Island

December 12, 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…

From Mfangano to Minnesota - A collaboration rooted in community

November 21, 2018
Jakub Tolar and Joel Oguta finalizing the agreement between OHR-Ekialo Kiona Center and the University of Minnesota. From left to right, Joel Oguta, Chas Salmen, Jakub Tolar, Shailey Prasad, and Jim Pacala.

Video: Refugees, migrants and displaced people along the Thailand-Burma border

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".

Experts Travel to Bangkok to Conduct Training of Trainers for United Nations Agency for Migration (IOM) Clinicians

September 20, 2018
In 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…
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Research Training Collaborative Cohort 2 Advancing New Projects

July 25, 2018
In July 2018, students and mentors gathered to recognize the efforts of the first cohort of student teams and launch the second cohort of the Research Training Collaborative (RTC). It is not an easy group to get together! At 1 pm in Uganda…

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