SocMed advocates for and implements health professional curricula based upon study of the social determinants of health. We currently offer annual courses in Uganda and Haiti that merge the study of clinical medicine with social medicine.... learn more.
Who: Faculty, residents, and veterinary students of Chiang Mai University and the University of Minnesota What: Identify curriculum gaps by comparison to the World Animal Health Association (OIE) guidelines for veterinary education core curricula and Day 1 competencies for graduating veterinarians.... learn more.
Each January, fourth year students spend ﬁve weeks in Tanzania as part of a multidisciplinary experiential rotation. Working alongside physicians and medical students from the University, they practice at the Ilula Lutheran Hospital in rural central Tanzania. The rotation includes: *particip... learn more.
The U of M Global Health Case Competition is a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of students to collaboratively analyze a real-world global health challenge with the goal of providing helpful strategic recommendations to move the case subject forward efficiently and effectively. Teams ... learn more.
During the rotation, you will learn how to manage complex health conditions with limited resources. And obtain firsthand information on culture and lifestyle of the refugee group. There are several locations for placement. Nepal - You will learn about the pre-departure health screening procedure... learn more.
Health Frontiers has been in Laos for more than 20 years, working with the Ministry of Health and University of Health and Sciences to establish and maintain residency programs in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. University of Minnesota global health staff have served as long term volunteers suppor... learn more.
The University of Minnesota, University of Ottawa and Mahidol University Bangkok, Faculty of Tropical Medicine all collaborate to hold a two week clinical tropical medicine course in Bangkok, Thailand. This course is open to providers interested in learning hands on clinical tropical medicine, and i... learn more.
The Cryptococcal Optimal Antiretroviral Therapy Timing (COAT) Trial was a NIH-sponsored randomized strategy trial to test whether early or deferred HIV therapy was the preferable strategy to optimize 6-month survival after cryptococcal meningitis. Collaborators from the University of Cape Town, Make... learn more.
This project is a clinical trial testing whether sertraline has antifungal efficacy for treatment of cryptococcal meningitis. Cryptococcal meningitis is the most common cause of meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa and causes 20-25% of AIDS-related mortality.... learn more.
This project is assessing implementation of cost-effective diagnostic algorithms for meningitis in Africa as well as novel diagnostics for meningitis of unknown etiology.... learn more.