The Community Health in Limpopo (CHIL) projects are community health-focused research conducted in Limpopo Province, South Africa.
Global Health Student Projects
Are you a UVA undergraduate or graduate student interested in global health? Read through the projects listed below to learn more about how you can get involved. Projects focus primarily on international research at our partnerships sites, but if you have an idea for another global health experience, contact us and we can help you get involved.
PureMadi is an interdisciplinary collaboration of students and faculty at the University of Virginia partnering with the University of Venda, Rotary International, and developing-world communities in Limpopo Province, South Africa, to provide sustainable solutions to global water problems.
This project is a community-based research project to explore sexual and reproductive health needs of very young adolescents, ages 10-14, in rural Uganda.
The purpose of this study is to describe the cultural context of death and dying in SA and to describe the palliative care practices and self-reported competencies in these practices by Community Health Workers (CHWS) and Professional Nurses in the Vhembe District 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.