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CGH is looking for case writers!

Come out to Open Grounds (right next to CGH on the corner) on Saturday, April 4th to take part in our case writing workshop. Lunch will be provided and afterwards three participants will be offered employment by CGH as official case writers for the 2015 UVA Global Health Case Competition. Go the website here for more information, join the facebook event here, and register here.

Our Global Water Future Talk with Sandra Postel

Join us in welcoming Sandra Postel, award-winning author, Director of the Global Water Policy Project, and Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society. The event will be at Harrison Auditorium in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library on Monday, March 30th from 4:00-5:00 PM. Professor Postel will look at the major challenges the world faces in terms of water and possible viable policy solutions. Also check out the panel and other events here.


2015 Clinton Global Initiative University

Congratulations to all the 22 UVa students selected for the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University in Miami, Florida this past weekend. See the webcasts for all sesssions at

UVA MHIRT - Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training

Thank you to all who have applied for the UVa MHIRT Program which provides outstanding students with the opportunity to participate in an intensive, international, mentored research experience that extends the analysis of global rural health disparities using an interdisciplinary approach. 

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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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New GHFPII Internships in Pretoria, South Africa

There are four new internship positions with the GHFPII program of USAID for this summer: health systems, HIV/AIDS prevention, social and behavioral change communication, and strategic information and monitoring & evaluation. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 8th. Find more information here.

Join us for the second book club meeting this thursday!

Join CGH for its second book club meeting thursday, March 19th at 7PM at the corner office of CGH. The discussion this week will be on global health and climate change, read the article here and an optional article here.

Come out to Globemed's Annual Benefit Night

CGH is sponsoring GlobeMed's Annual Benefit Night. Come out to enjoy catered refreshments, performances from the Sil'hooettes and Harmonious Hoos, and a talk from Dr. Richard L. Guerrant on fighting poverty and malnutrition in Cambodia. Tickets are $5 in advance, $6 at the door. Join the facebook event here for more info