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.

UMN Delivers Research Methods Training in Cairo for Health Educators from Kabul

February 26, 2019
As part of the University of Minnesota partnership with Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS), a week-long training was held in Cairo, Egypt January 21-25, 2019. Over twenty faculty members from KUMS participated in a short course on…

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…

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".

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