Health Appalachia Institute supports UVA-Wise students as HAI Global Health Scholars in partnership with the Center for Global Health at UVA.
Faculty member projects focus primarily on international research at our partnership sites. If you have another collaborative global health opportunity to share, need help with grant submission, or would like to get involved in other opportunities, contact us!
The program is a collaborative effort between the Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology at the University of Rwanda, and their counterparts at the University of Virginia.
This research seeks to test interventions to improve nutrition and growth in children in Haydom, Tanzania.
Building on MAL-ED, the Promoting Early and Responsive Language Stimulation aims to improve the cognitive capacity of the young children in Haydom, Tanzania and Limpopo, South Africa.
The Water and Health in Limpopo (WHIL) project started in 2009 when the first team of University of Virginia and University of Venda students conducted community assessments including a complete census, water quality testing, and GIS mapping of water sources, sanitation facilities, and households. This research in combination with community trust has been the foundation of WHIL.
Students engage in a community-based randomized control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of two different point-of-use water treatment technologies.
The University of Ceara in Brazil and the University of Virginia have engaged in collaboration for over 40 years to train and mentor scientists.
The Community Health in Limpopo (CHIL) projects are community health-focused research conducted in Limpopo Province, South Africa.
This CHIL project will address a critical issue affecting the health of university students in South Africa: alcohol-related sexual risk.