Global WACh and W.H. Coulter Foundation are pleased to announce the Request for Applications for the third round of Global WACh and W.H. Coulter Foundation Pilot Grants “Medical solutions to improve the health of women, children, and adolescents.” Awards are up to $30,000 US for one year...
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A New Priority for Low-Income Countries: Fighting Cancer , Joanne Silberner for Health Affairs, April 10
Turning to Big, Big Data to See What Ails the World (About new book on IHME, "Epic Measures"), The New York Times, April 9
Beyond numbers Epic Measures Takes on Global Health Care (IHME), Missoula Independent, April 9
Global Health Goal Hits and Misses (Global Burden of Disease Study), Laurie Garrett with Council on Foreign Relations, April 7
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Deadline: April 28
African Partnership for Chronic Disease Research (APCDR) Chronic Disease Research Studentship or Fellowship
The APCDR seeks to promote collaborative, multi-centre research projects that produce unique and substantial evidence to underpin health interventions within the field of non-communicable and chronic infectious disease research. The APCDR is dedicated to supporting the growth of biomedical...Deadline: April 30
China Medical Board Picks UW Global Health
In a groundbreaking project for UW Global Health and China public health, four rising stars from premier Chinese universities are beginning MPH and PhD studies in September 2013 in the Department of Global Health. Separately, two outstanding faculty members from China will also come to UW as Faculty Scholars Winter 2014.
President Obama Addresses the 2014 Consortium of Universities for Global Health via Video
The 2014 CUGH conference brought together nearly 1,500 global health researchers, practitioners and students in Washington D.C., May 9-12 around the topic of Advancing Global Health in the Post-MDG Era. Attendees came from more than 50 countries, 208 universities, and 37% of attendees were students.
Department Selects 19 Graduate Students and Trainees to Receive Travel Awards
Starting June 2014 these exceptional students and trainees will travel to 10 different countries to work on wide variety of projects addressing issues such as childhood cancer, TB, and mental health. Read their bios and project goals here.