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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Participate in a 4-week project related to public health, health care delivery and/or other community activities in Mysore, India. Course faculty will survey participants and match with available projects.... learn more.
This course will provide a global health learning experience with field observations in Mysore, India. Participants will learn about health and health care delivery in the context of globalization in India. The course is designed to convey the significance of the social determinants of health in a g... learn more.
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.