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WHY DO WOMEN DIE? MATERNAL MORTALITY FROM NORTHERN UGANDA TO CHARLOTTESVILLE 2017 BEVERLY COBBLE RODRIGUEZ LECTURESHIP

 WHY DO WOMEN DIE? MATERNAL MORTALITY FROM NORTHERN UGANDA TO CHARLOTTESVILLE

Most deaths from childbirth are preventable. Yet a woman somewhere around the world dies from childbirth every minute. The solutions that are currently in place are proving to be ineffective on a global scale.

Join us as we unpack this global problem.
Why women of color are dying at alarming rates
The intersection of race, culture, and maternal health
The history of aid and humanitarian response
How community-based interventions save women’s lives

Global Health Research Advising: Rwanda

Please join us 5-7PM at CGH on the UVA corner to talk about research opportunities associated with the Center for Global Health University Scholar Award. Marcel Durieux, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia, will discuss multiple research opportunities 

The Center for Global Health supports interdisciplinary approaches to global health and we welcome scholar proposals for work conducted at global partner sites in Rwanda, Guatemala, South Africa and elsewhere.

Rwanda Research Topics Summer 2018

Global Health Journal Club

Global Health journal club will be Tuesday, September 12th at 6:30pm at The Center for Global Health (across the street from the White Spot, next door to OpenGrounds). Our second Journal club meeting will be hosted by Elise Watt and you will be discussing an interesting article concerning scientific breakthroughs in addiction in the context of the US public health opioid crisis (the link is provided below)As always, dinner will be provided (and free)! Come hungry and ready to discuss!

Tanzania

September 7, 2017 4:04 pm -- sbr4fd

Tanzania has a wide range of partnerships, having grown out of pre-existing collaborations and new initiatives. This partnership is the result of dedicated faculty seeking to collaborate with health institutions and the local communities they serve to address urgent health needs. 

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Global Health Month: Global Health Across the Disciplines

To Graduate Students, 

The Center for Global Health is hosting a dinner on Wednesday 27 September, 6-8PM to advance the interests of graduate students who are actively seeking global health engagement and scholarship. The dinner will focus on integrating global health into your research interests, offering opportunties to connect directly with faculty and to advance knowledge of interdisciplinary resources at UVa and globally.

Brazil

August 29, 2017 3:47 pm -- sbr4fd

In Brazil, collaborations between the University of Ceara and the University of Virginia foster an environment for scientists to train and research topics relevant to low resource areas.

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Brazil

In Brazil, collaborations between the University of Ceara and the University of Virginia foster an environment for scientists to train and research topics relevant to low resource areas.

2017 CGH Global Health Photography Contest Deadline

International experience and particularly, experience centered around global health, is evocative and transformative. The Center for Global Health invites students and faculty to share their photographs and stories which represent the rich possibilities of engagement: global health collaboration, innovations and solutions. CGH will support the 2017 Global Health Photography Contest with a reception on Wednesday, October 25th during Global Week at UVA.


THE CONTEST

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