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April, 2014

Medical Education Around the World, Friday, April 25, noon to 1pm, RJH 4340. Event hosted by the SoM Global and Urban Underserved College. Details

May, 2014

Creating Equality of Fracture Care Through Technology and Education, May 2, 6:30 - 8:30am Vey Conference Room, Lewis G. Zirkle, Jr., MD, Founder, Sign Fracture Care International - Details

Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Information Session, May 6 - Details

CUGH 5th Annual Global Health Conference May 10-12, 2014 │Washington, DC

June, 2014

Travel Medicine and Global Health, sponsored by the University of Washington School of Medicine.  Friday - Sunday, June 27 -29, Westin Hotel, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 Flier

News - Articles

  • Nodding disease: Experts embark on new research - International and local medical experts have agreed to undertake a fresh comprehensive research study in Uganda, South Sudan and Tanzania to gather more information about the mysterious nodding syndrome. The exact cause of nodding disease is still alien to both international and local medical experts. So far, the mysterious disease has claimed the lives of some 200 children in northern Uganda and affected scores of families. Article
  • NUCLEAR FAMINE: A BILLION PEOPLE AT RISK  Global Impacts of Limited Nuclear War on Agriculture, Food Supplies, and Human Nutrition. Ira Helfand, MD, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Physicians for Social Responsibility.  View report
  • eSaludToday Call for Articles
"With this book, we share our hope that all people may have access to health care; that wellness becomes the standard, and disease, the exception."  Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC)
  • President Barack Obama reinforced his commitment to both global health and biomedical research in his 2011 budget proposal, and has released more details about how he intends to implement his Global Health Initiative. Read this and other global health articles in Fogarty's quarterly newsletter Global Health Matters
  • President Obama pledges $63 billion in global health funding.  "In the 21st century, disease flows freely across borders and oceans, and, in recent days, the 2009 H1N1 virus has reminded us of the urgent need for action,"  stated the President.  Read more.
  • IOM Report Calls for a Big Boost in Global Health  May 21, 2009 article by Christine Stencel
    in National Academy of Sciences. Read the IOM Report in brief.
Conversations in Global Health

Conversations in Global Health

"Report from the field: Congolese Refugee Medicine," Randall Jacobs MD, MTI volunteer.

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Conversations in Global Health is now being offered as a 1 credit elective for OHSU students while still being open to faculty, staff and the public.  These Conversations will be held in Mackenzie Hall Seminar Room 1162 unless otherwise noted.  View elective details at
GH Education > Conversations


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