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A mixed method study of caregiving for older adults in India Location: Jodhpur, India

Key Contact: Benjamin Capistrant

India is rapidly undergoing two simultaneous transitions: an epidemiologic transition to growing chronic disease burden and a demographic transition to an unprecedentedly large and growing aging population. Thus, in the coming decades, older adults in India will be living longer albeit with more mor... learn more.

University of Kufa Visiting Scholar

Key Contact: Martha Kubik

In the fall of 2013, the School of Nursing hosted Rajha Al Kassar, PhD, the newly appointed dean of the faculty of nursing at University of Kufa in Najaf, Iraq. She was joined by Assistant Dean Kareema Ahmed Hussein, PhD, and faculty member Kafi Naser, PhD. The School of Nursing has had a signed agr... learn more.

Nursing Partnerships with University of Iceland

Key Contact: Martha Kubik

The School of Nursing and University of Iceland faculty maintain joint research efforts, as well as engage in consulting on a range of research topics that include nurse midwifery, childhood obesity prevention, informatics, promoting healthy aging, mental health, and integrative health and healing. ... learn more.

Accountability and quality of health service delivery in Jordan

Key Contact: Cari Clark

The objective of the study is to generate and disseminate knowledge on the relationship between accountability and quality of health service delivery to inform the Government of Jordan on potential policy options to further strengthen service delivery in the health sector. Specifically, the study ai... learn more.

Change Starts At Home: Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls in Nepal

Key Contact: Cari Clark

The Change program will use innovative media and group discussions for couples and their families, skill-building workshops and training for religious leaders to reduce violence against women and girls. The project impact evaluation (a two-armed RCT) feeds into the short- and long-term goals of the ... learn more.

Building Better Support for Survivors: Gender Based Violence Among Syrian Refugees

Key Contact: Cari Clark

The current study examines the extent of conflict-related GBV with a special emphasis on sexual GBV among women displaced by the Syrian conflict living in South Lebanon and Northern Jordan and the scope, quality, and effectiveness of the response to GBV among key stakeholders and female survivors of... learn more.

Vitamin D Status: Association with iron therapy effectiveness and risk of malaria infection

Key Contact: Sarah Cusick

In many regions, iron deficiency and malaria co-occur and afflict young children disproportionately. However, treatment of iron deficiency in children with malaria has proven ineffective at improving iron status and in some studies has worsened malaria (4-6), leaving millions of children at risk fo... learn more.

India: Global Health Placement

Key Contact: Shailey Prasad

Participate in a 4-week project related to public health, health care delivery and/or other community activities. CGHSR will survey participants and match with available projects.... learn more.

India: Global Health, Globalization and Leadership

Key Contact: Shailey Prasad

This program will provide a global health team-based learning experience with field observations in Mysore, India. Through a combination of classroom-based activities and experiential learning, participants will learn about health in the Indian context, including methods of healthcare delivery, publ... learn more.

Uganda Hub

Key Contact: Katey Pelican, Paul Bohjanen, Innocent Rwego, David Meya

The University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (AHC) established the Uganda Hub in August 2015. The Hub is anchored by a strong collaboration between the University of Minnesota and Makerere University that has been growing since 2005. The Hub is guided by the Minnesota-Uganda Partnerships Group... learn more.

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