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Global Health Week 2014

Global Health Week at UVA was a great opportunity to learn how to be involved in health issues locally and globally through service, research, and advocacy. - led by the CGH Student Advisory Board, an interdisciplinary group of students whose mission is to advance the next generation of global health leaders and to promote awareness of global health issues at the University of Virginia. 

EBOLA: Speakers, Panels, Discussion

Join visiting scientists and physicians and UVa researchers and physicians for discussion of the current Ebola outbreak. Please see the schedule for details. (Photo:  Niaid, via European Pressphoto Agency)

Training Future Leaders to Address Global Rural Health Disparities

The Center for Global Health at the University of Virginia, with a new MHIRT - Minority Health & Health Disparities International Research Training grant from the National Institutes of Health, will offer the UVa MHIRT Research Training Program: Training Future Leaders to Address Global Rural Health Disparities

Join us! Clinton Global Initiative Interest Meeting

Join us Wednesday 1 October at OpenGrounds for the next Clinton Global Initiative University interest meeting. If you are interested in Poverty Alleviation, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, or Global Public Health, do not miss this opportunity to learn how to participate in the 2015 CGIU. Meet Professor Garrick Louis, SEAS, the UVA liaison to CGIU, 5-6:30PM. 

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The University of Virginia's Center for Global Health promotes health in resource-limited settings by fostering the commitment of students, faculty and partners from many disciplines to address the diseases of poverty.

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Student Website Developer

Center for Global Health is looking for an organized and patient person to maintain and edit website content as well as collect and manage global health and development photographs. Position requires working with a team to advance the efforts of a growing and busy organization. Coordinating with CGH Partners and the CGH Student Advisory Board on co-sponsored events is required. See the application information at CAVLink or send resume and cover letter to UVACGH@virginia.edu!

CGH is looking for a Social Media Manager!

Center for Global Health is looking for a brilliant person to support social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Position is also responsible for listserv maintenance and publicizing CGH events via existing media outlets: UVA calendar, UVA listservs, local media. Apply through CAVLink or send resume and cover letter to UVACGH@Virginia.edu!

UVa study details gap in mental health care

UVa Professor of Economics, Steven Stern's paper in Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology provides estimates that 9,634 to 38,022 people in the region annually fall beyond the reach of the mental health care services. At best, half of Central Virginians who need public mental health care might not get it, according to the study; at worst, nearly nine in 10 might not get care