The Global Health Student Advisory Board (GHSAB) is an interprofessional global health student group. This committee of student representatives from graduate and professional programs across the Academic Health Center works to educate and mobilize the next generation of socially responsible global health professionals.
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.
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 University of Minnesota and its partners.
Applications are now being accepted for Fogarty Global Health Fellows for 12-month fellowships beginning in July 2019. These research fellowships are focused on critical, inter-related areas of health in low-income countries and provide outstanding opportunities for highly motivated doctoral students and postdocs to experience research training at top-ranked, NIH-funded research centers in locations including Thailand, India, Peru, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda. The applications are due Nov 12 by 5pm PST.
CGHSR is pleased to announce the launch of the Mfangano Community Health Field Station in Kenya. The vision for the field station is to cultivate community-based research, bilateral training opportunities, and foster long-term resilience among the communities of Lake Victoria. Through an adaptive “Community Health Ecosystem” model, we are growing transcultural friendships to better understand deep problems and cultivate creative, enduring solutions. On September 25, we are hosting a Launch Event for UMN Faculty, staff, and mentors.