Quality Healthcare for All Through Partnerships and Innovation: Nepal-UW Symposium

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.

ASPPH: Hypertension a Hidden Chronic Condition among Adults in Suburban Nepal

Originally published in ASPPH

More than 50 percent of adults with high blood pressure in suburban Nepal don’t know they have it, according to researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health and the Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences.

UW Today: From Crop-raiding Monkeys to Political Unrest: UW’s Randy Kyes Embarks on 100th Field Course

A chance meeting with a fellow scientist 27 years ago forever changed Randy Kyes’ life — catapulting him from North Carolina to Indonesia and beyond. As the founding director of the University of Washington’s Center for Global Field Study and head of the Division of Global Programs at the Washington National Primate Research Center, Kyes has spent almost three decades leading field courses on environmental and global health in a dozen countries.

Seattle Times: UW Students Head to Nepal for Hands-on Learning

By Erica Pandey

For the first time in recent history, 10 University of Washington students will go to class about 7,000 miles from campus this August, in Nepal.

For 3½ weeks, they will participate in a seminar organized by the Nepal Studies Initiative (NSI), one of the few formal programs in the U.S. that focus on that country.