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2015 CGH Scholars Blog!

Check it out - the 2015 CGH Scholars are out in the world - building partnerships and friendships, conducting research and learning so much! See all the blog posts.

Hannah Graham Memorial Award

The Hannah Graham Memorial Award will support students who share Graham’s passions for global health, French culture and service to others. See for more information including the timeline, award requirements and application.

2015 Global Health Week

Join us for the 2015 Global Health Week, 14-18 September, featuring speakers, events, and discussions on Environmental Health, Maternal and Child Health, Mental Health, Innovations in Policy and Technology and Passion and Profession - the CGH Symposium.

Our Mission

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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News & Announcements

Register Now for Unite for Sight GHIC

Register by August 31, 2015 to receive the lowest price on registration for the Unite for Sight annual Global Health and Innovation Conference at Yale April 16-17, 2016. There will be opportunities to compete for CGH funding in the spring so register now!

Pour untreated water over a page from the book and silver nanoparticles embedded in it will kill nearly 100 percent of disease-causing bacteria

The Drinkable Book, created by Theresa Dankovich, PhD, Carnegie Mellon, might be a lifesaver. The hardcover with sturdy pages infused with bacteria-killing silver nanoparticles is a patent-pending water purification system. The pages of The Drinkable Book are embedded with these particles, which in field tests in five different countries eliminated nearly 100 percent of bacteria that causes waterborne diseases, such as typhoid, cholera, hepatitis and E. coli.

What Would US Global Health Reform Really Look Like?

The Center for Global Development is thinking critically about how the next US president can increase the impact and efficiency of America’s taxpayer-funded global health investments. The US lacks a government-wide strategy on global health engagement, and it shows — most recently in the slow and messy response to the Ebola crisis. But we think it doesn’t have to be this way.