Turkish Red Crescent Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Program: A Process Evaluation

This project conducted a process evaluation that utilizes ethnographic, survey, and community collaborative methods to determine whether program activities have been implemented as intended. The results of the process evaluation are to improve the quality of services and future activities of the psychosocial programming provided by the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) for Syrian refugees [...]

By |2022-10-04T15:26:06-05:00October 4th, 2022|Center for Global Health - News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

University of Illinois Chicago Friends of Global Health Professional Development Award 2022

The University of Illinois Foundation has received donations to support the Center for Global Health “Friends of Global Health” Fund. This fund supports the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine, Center for Global Health (CGH) professional development programming in low- and middle-income countries. The “Friends of Global Health” will fund up to [...]

By |2022-04-01T14:06:42-05:00April 1st, 2022|Center for Global Health - News|0 Comments

UIC Center for Global Health issues statement in support of Ukraine

The Center for Global Health in the University of Illinois College of Medicine, with active ongoing collaborations with health partners in Kyiv and Lviv, Ukraine, strongly condemns the war being waged by Russian military forces in the sovereign state of Ukraine. Casualties among innocent civilians, including children and elderly, increase every day. More than [...]

By |2022-03-04T11:01:50-06:00March 4th, 2022|Center for Global Health - News|0 Comments

Erickson Explorer Awardees

Erickson Explorer Awardees 2021 Congratulations on the 2022 recipients of the Erickson Explorer Awards! The Erickson Explorer Award supports trainees doing elective rotations in low- and middle-income countries to support humanitarian medical care, advance global health research, or provide capacity building or other educational programs. The support is provided by the founder of the UIC [...]

By |2022-02-09T11:32:14-06:00February 9th, 2022|Center for Global Health - News|0 Comments

Friends of Global Health Development Awards announce first recipients

The Friends of Global Health are individuals engaged with the University of Illinois College of Medicine Center for Global Health. With backgrounds in the public and private sectors, they participate in strategic planning at the Center for Global Health and support projects and programs within the Center. Their mission is to advocate for initiatives increasing equity, health care capacity, and access to care globally and support the [...]

By |2021-04-13T10:50:52-05:00April 13th, 2021|Center for Global Health - News|Comments Off on Friends of Global Health Development Awards announce first recipients

Global Health Partner Profile: Bishesh Poudyal

One of the most prestigious hematology journals in the world, Lancet Haematology, recently published featured Dr. Bishesh Sharma Poudyal from the Civil Service Hospital of Kathmandu (Nepal). Dr. Poudyal is the person I have had the privilege to work with since 2012 to build the first Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program in Nepal. [...]

By |2021-01-19T11:34:36-06:00January 13th, 2021|Center for Global Health - News|Comments Off on Global Health Partner Profile: Bishesh Poudyal
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