The Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility is excited to again offer Global Health in a Local Context: An Experiential Course on the Social Determinants, Community Engagement, and Social Action in Minnesota. This Fall Semester course immerses students in the study of health equity, the social determinants of health, global health in a local setting, and community-based healthcare.
In 2016, two researchers shared the same question: what is the uptake of and barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination?
The Uganda Research Training Collaborative allows students to explore real-world global health issues under the guidance of seasoned researchers. "For outsiders who want to become global health experts, there's no better way to learn than by partnering on projects with people around the world," says School of Public Health student Anna Stadelman who is participating in the collaboration. "The hope is that this project will improve our research skills while providing actual knowledge that will improve patients lives."
In this new video, hear from faculty, former trainees, and students from both the University of Minnesota and Makerere University about what mentorship means to them and how it advances the impacts of global health research.
On March 6, President Trump signed an updated executive order on immigration that, among other provisions, stipulates that citizens of Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, and Yemen will not be granted a visa to enter the U.S. for 90 days. To ensure that all who are affected by immigration policy changes have a clear and accessible path to resources and support, President Kaler has announced the creation of an immigration response team. The team will also provide outreach to the greater University community on issues around immigration, DACA, and diversity. Look for further announcements after spring break.