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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

Sustainable Design and Global Health

Erin I. Root, MArch, MLArch, is the WHIL Innovations Postdoctoral Fellow in Architecture at the Center for Global Health. Her primary work is centered in Venda Region of South Africa. She recently presented her research at the Cumulus Conference, which is committed to defining the vital role of design and visual culture in addressing pressing global issues. (Photo: Vele School, E. Root)

EBOLA: Resources and Updates

Please visit the resources page for information on Ebola.  (Photo:  Niaid, via European Pressphoto Agency) And see the CGH Student Advisory Board Blog post on the Ebola perspectives panel.

Global Health Case Competition

Registration Now Open! The UVa Global Health Case Competition brings together students from schools across the university to develop real world solutions to challenging global health issues. Durable problems require the perspective and strategies inherent in multiple disciplines. Interdisciplinary teams are assigned the case and have one week to deliberate, strategize, and innovate on a given global health issue. Check out last year's competition HERE.

 

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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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Action Against Ebola | UVA

Action Against Ebola raises awareness and funds intended to support 3 organizations, respectively in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea effectively working to treat and prevent Ebola: Samaritan's Purse, Caritas International, and GOAL are aid organizations addressing crucial medical and human needs in the Ebola crisis and doing it in the most effective ways, especially by enlisting community based organizations in their efforts.This is not just an online campaign, but an on campus effort supported by the 

The GOJO Initiative

Monday, October 20 at 12:30 pm, Tense Woldesellasie, President and Executive Director of GOJO Initiative, will present his open-source project to designsustainable houses for the world’s poor. Tense is the founder of the GOJO Initiative and is a graduate student in the School of Architecture.

"LAND GRABBING" in ETHIOPIA

October 24, at 1:00-2:30pm in Monroe Hall #130 - More Info -  Large tracts of agricultural land worldwide are in the process of being acquired and converted from subsistence farming to large scale commercial agriculture.