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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!

Center for Global Health leads revision of pediatrics in disasters training program to address needs of refugees, displaced populations and children caught in high conflict areas.  Learn more!

We are proud to announce the addition of Jon Kim Andrus, MD, as adjoint professor and senior investigator. Dr. Andrus, who is known for his work on vaccines and immunizations around the world, comes to the Center from the Sabin Vaccine Institute in Washington, DC, where he was Executive Vice President and Director of Vaccine Advocacy and Education. With the addition of Dr. Andrus, the Center will be better positioned to promote policies that will yield public health benefits of vaccines and immunizations, provide technical assistance to national vaccine programs, and carry out vaccine-related research. Read the press release.

Center for Global Health partners with Baylor College of Medicine and Guatemalan researchers to study neurological effects of Zika virus in young children.  Study funded by the National Institutes of Health. See the press release.

Center for Global Health and PanTheryx, a leading medical nutrition company, announce the publication results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to assess the safety and efficacy of the novel nutrition-based solution, PTM202, for the treatment of pediatric infectious diarrhea.  Press release.

CU Medicine Today highlights our Guatemala matenal health team.  Read the article.

Stay up to date on the Ebola Outbreak and Recovery around the world.  Read the latest.


Rescheduled!  The annual Global Health Fair has been reschedule due to an academic scheduling conflict.  Mark your calendars to attend on October 26th.  Click here to learn more!

You won't want to miss the 2018 Global Health Symposium on October 5th. Mark your calendars to learn about your colleague's and community's latest global work. Learn more.

RSVP for the upcoming student global project presentations on November 1st!  The Robinson Durst and Calvin L Wilson scholarship recipients for 2018 will be presenting their work at 6:30 p.m. at the Durst Gallery on Broadway.  Contact Molly Moss at to learn more. 

Read the most recent issue of the Global Health link, newsletter of the Center for Global Health.  Check it out!!


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Aurora, CO 80045


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