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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. 

Center for Global Health Scholar Award Opportunities

Thank you to everyone who applied to the 2015 Center for Global Health Scholar Awards. Interview date will be 13 February.

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. 

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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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Global Volunteering vs. Volunteering @ Home

NYT The Opinion Pages:  An African’s Message for America

Check out the discussion: Kenyan activist, Boniface Mwangi, and students at Duke University talk about the usefulness of American volunteerism abroad vs. volunteering at home. 

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?

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.