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September 21, 2018

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.

September 20, 2018

Group of 23 posingIn 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.

September 6, 2018

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.

August 22, 2018

The University of Minnesota has partnered with Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS) to improve clinical, educational, professional, and leadership skills for health sciences faculty in Kabul, Afghanistan. The effort is part of a five-year USAID project aiming to improve the academic quality of the KUMS faculties of Midwifery, Medical Lab Technology, Dentistry, and Anesthesiology. CGHSR has organized specialized short-courses for KUMS faculty that are delivered by UMN faculty and partners. Learn more about the project.

August 1, 2018

The University of Minnesota is partnering with the United Nations Migration Agency (IOM) to build the Agency’s capacity to perform health screening and health assessments for US-bound refugees. CGHSR organizes trainings in Minnesota, around the world, and online for U.N. physicians, nurses, laboratorians, and other health care professionals. U of M faculty and other partners deliver the training, covering topics such as physical examination; infectious disease diagnosis and treatment; and working with interpreters.

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