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How can mutually beneficial global collaborations help find solutions to real-world problems? What are innovative approaches to sustainable collaborations?
The recent "UW-Nepal Partnerships in Health Innovation: Multi-Disciplinary Collaborations to Advance Population Health" symposium tackled such questions in panel discussions featuring UW and Kathmandu University faculty from multiple disciplines.
On World Health Day 2018, global health students from the University of Washington Department of Global Health share their views on global health.
Learn more about our Master of Public Health in Global Health program.
Dr. Scott Barnhart, from the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) within the University of Washington Department of Global Health, has received $9.2 million for year 1 of a 5-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to help control the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Zimbabwe through expanding voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).
UW Students Win Top Awards for Innovative Research at World's Leading Academic Global Health Conference
University of Washington Department of Global Health students won top awards in the Lancet-Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) student research competition held at the CUGH conference in New York, March 16-18. The international conference brought together over 1800 people from academia, NGOs, government and the private sector.
Landscape architecture, engineering, geography, nursing, dentistry, medicine, and other disciplines all have roles to play in achieving global health, yet many remain largely underrepresented in global health projects. Bringing together these untraditional partners and building long-term collaborative relationships is the aim of a joint University of Washington and Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) project that today was awarded the “100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation” grant.
In the Media
By Jacqueline Howard / CNN
There's no question that the impact of diseases varies drastically across the United States, depending on which state you live in.
By UW Medicine
Professors Christopher Murray and Alan Lopez, co-founders of the groundbreaking Global Burden of Disease Study, will receive the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award. It is one of the world’s most esteemed prizes for health research.
Murray directs the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Lopez is a laureate professor at the University of Melbourne in Australia.
By Steven Ross Johnson / Modern Healthcare
Midway into a study in which all participants are offered use of a monthly vaginal ring containing an antiretroviral (ARV) drug called dapivirine, researchers have seen women's risk of acquiring HIV reduced by more than half.
By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service