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Collaborations Building Global Health in Rural Guatemala

With a million dollar gift from the Jose Fernando Bolaños Foundation, University of Colorado and Children's Hospital Colorado health professionals are building new collaborations to develop and improve the community health of El Pomal, Guatemala. Learn more about their community collaborations and inspiring work. To see the story, click here. To see the video, click here.

 

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A Global Mission
The health challenges of today present complex cultural, economic, political and geographic issues. To tackle these challenges the global community requires scientific innovations and collaborations from among clinical, research, and educational professionals.
At the Center for Global Health, we stand at the center of this network - activating people and programs willing to improve the health and well-being of millions around the world. Our work includes implementation of clinical training programs, infrastructure development for the prevention and treatment of communicable diseases; and corporate consultation in global health education.
The Center for Global Health has five areas of focus: family and child health, community health system development (with an emphasis on eHealth), translational research (with an emphasis on vaccines, new therapeutics, and diagnostics), adult health (with an emphasis on non-communicable disease and occupational health), and education in Colorado and throughout the world.
 
 
Stay Up to Date!
 
Center for Global Health status renewed as a WHO Collaborating Center to Promote Family and Child Health.  Learn about the re-designation!
 
Research Behind Global Switch to New Polio Vaccine Strategy Released in The Lancet. Gates Foundation-funded study was led by Edwin Asturias, MD, Director of Latin American Projects at Center for Global Health at the Colorado School of Public Health and Children’s Hospital Colorado.  Learn more. See the CCTV America Interview.
 
Schedule is available for the Global Health Symposium - Friday, October 14, 2016.  Learn more.
 
Are you a student looking for a global health project and mentor? Join us from 2 to 4 p.m. October 14, 2016 for the Global Health Fair and learn about the exciting global health opportunities currently available to you as a CU student enrolled in a graduate program.
 
Read the latest issue of the Global Health link, newsletter of the Center for Global Health.
Don't miss out on the Fall 2016 Global Health Lecture Series! See the schedule.
 
Dr. Asturias speaks to Denver's Channel 7 News about CU researchers looking for Zika vaccine and need for government funding; see video clips
 


 
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Center for Global Health

13199 East Montview Boulevard, Suite 310
Mail Stop A090
Aurora, CO 80045


303.724.7430
globalhealth.ucdenver.edu

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