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Center for Global Health Scholar Award Opportunities

Interested in Global Health and Development Research? Learn about opportunities to work and serve low resource communities in a global context in South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda and elsewhere. Contact  CGH to learn about opportunities to become a 2014 Center for Global Health Scholar. Application deadline is January 16, 2015; See the CGH Scholar Application for more details.

Global Health Classes @ UVa

Global Health can be examined through multiple disciplinary lenses and is a revealing metric in interdisciplinary research. Check out the Spring 2015 Course list for classes that address global health issues. 

CGH and the 2015 Global Health and Innovation Conference

The Center for Global Health is committed to creating opportunities for students to connect with relevant partners and organizations to foster interest, inquiry, and dialogue. CGH will support up to 6 students to attend and present at the 2015 Global Health and Innovation Conference, 28-29 March at Yale University. If interested, contact

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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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U.Va. Darden Professor Saras Sarasvathy's Work on Entrepreneurship Inspires Global Conference

Social Entrepreneurship is a critical component of Global Health; University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Saras Sarasvathy, whose research has inspired a worldwide upsurge in entrepreneurial studies, spoke at an international conference to advance the entrepreneurial method.

Mbarara Collaboration extends to multiple disciplines

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) Director of the Institute of Management Sciences, Bernard Kakuhikire, spoke at the Darden School of Business about the impact that healthcare challenges have on business within Uganda and Africa as a whole. The Center for Global Health supports interdisciplinary collaborations and scholarship with multiple partners including the Mbarara (MUST-UVa) Research Collaboration. Led by Dr.

Thinking About the Poor | The HedgeHog Review

In a year that marks the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of the War on Poverty, the Hedgehog Review examines critical and sometimes delicate questions:  What is life like inside the social safety net? Are the poor becoming increasingly invisible?