East Africa

August 7, 2019

The CGHSR Faculty Mentor Award encourages UMN researchers to involve students in their global health research projects at international sites. Created as a way to give students a guided global health research experience, this mentorship program provides up to $5,000 for faculty to defray costs associated with incorporating a student researcher into their team. In 2019, CGHSR awarded 3 inaugural Faculty Mentor Awards to support student involvement in faculty-led global health research initiatives in Malaysia, China, and Kenya.

May 31, 2019

Following the April 8, 2019 deadline, CGHSR awarded the following Faculty Travel Awards:

May 31, 2019

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility is pleased to announce the recipients of the CGHSR Global Health Seed Grants for research in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Grants have been awarded to the following researchers:

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.

December 14, 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, if a boat is even available, then it could take another one to two hours to reach an obstetrician and an operating room, which also may not be available, in a county of one million residents.

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