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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!
 

A $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant was awarded to Kathryn Colborn, PhD, Senior Investigator at the Center for Global Health in November, 2016. Dr. Colborn will use the funds to investigate how statistical models and machine learning can predict malaria outbreaks in Mozambique. Learn more about this innovative proposal here.

Lee Newman, MD, MA, is leading a new partnership between the Center for Health, Work & Environment, the Center for Global Health and Pantaleon, one of the largest sugar cane producers in Central America. Click here to learn more about Dr. Newman's efforts to reduce risk for work-related injury and illness at Pantaleon.

Center for Global Health Senior Investigator Daniel Olson, MD, weighed in on the public reaction to Zika virus in this recent USA Today piece.

 
 
The Colorado School of Public Health’s Center for Global Health announced the opening of its birth center at the Trifinio Center for Human Development in Guatemala. Under the leadership of Gretchen Heinrichs, MD, DTMH the birth center is expeted to result in significant improvements in maternal and fetal health. Click here to see the press release.
 
Center for Global Health leads revision of pediatrics in disasters training program to address needs of refugees, displaced popoulations and children caught in high conflict areas.  Learn more!
 
Read the latest issue of the Global Health link, newsletter of the Center for Global Health.
Don't miss the final Fall 2016 scheduled Global Health Lecture Series! See the schedule.  Spring 2016 schedule - coming soon!
 
 
 


 
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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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