VIGH Hosts Program for Strengthening Clinical Trial Regulation Capacity
This week, VIGH hosted visitors from Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to attend the VIGH Transdisciplinary Program for Strengthening Clinical Trial Regulation Capacity. The goal of this program was to build capacity of NAFDAC and NACA staff for clinical trial regulation and oversight of clinical trial protocols. NAFDAC, Nigeria's local equivalent of the U.S.
2018 Global Health Graduates
This year, seven students graduated with a Master of Public Health in Global Health, and 11 received the Graduate Certificate in Global Health. The week leading up to Friday's commencement ceremony involved several events celebrating this year's Global Health graduates, including a dinner and graduation reception.
A Day with Dr. Paul Farmer
2018 Global Health Case Competition
2018 Master of Public Health Practicum Colloquium
Vanderbilt Master of Public Health (MPH) students presented their practicum experiences at the 2018 Public Health Practicum Colloquium on January 26. Through posters and discussion, students presented their practicum experiences working and learning in public health organizations and settings. Click here to view photos of the 2018 colloquium, and read below for practicum descriptions from MPH candidates in the Global Health track.
World Health Week 2018
2018 World Health Week | February 19 – 23 Global Women’s Reproductive Health Organized by Vanderbilt Global Health Organization in partnership with Medical Students for Choice & Physicians for Human Rights, and funding provided by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Office of Diversity Affairs and Council of Class Officers Daily schedule of guest speakers:
Conference Attendees Unite in Support of Fogarty International Center
Global health scientists from around the world who attended the 2017 annual meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health display wristbands to show solidarity in support of [or show gratitude for support from] the NIH Fogarty International Center. Since 2012, the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has directed one of five Fogarty Global Health Fellows training consortia, and from 2007 to 2012, VIGH administered the Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows Program worldwide.
2017 Global Health Case Competition
Vanderbilt’s first-ever Africa Week set for April 2–7
World Health Week 2017
Program Details and RSVP links: Monday February 20, 12-1pm, LH 202 - Flexner Student Deans' Lectures
Haiti Week 2017
2017 Global Health Case Competition
19th Annual HIV Symposium: Reducing the Risks
The Politics of Health in the U.S. South Conference
2016 Clinical Tuberculosis Symposium: an Update on Treatment and Prevention
2016 Clinical Tuberculosis Symposium: an Update on Treatment and Prevention Wednesday, March 30th, 2016- 8:00am-4:30pm CT Student Life Center, Vanderbilt University, 310 25th Ave South, Nashville TN 37240 Commodore Ballroom A Approved for 6.75 CME Credits
Vanderbilt at CROI 2016
Vanderbilt faculty from across campus will have a strong presence at the 2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). In particular, VIGH core faculty Muktar Aliyu M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H and Kate Clouse Ph.D., M.P.H. and VIGH affiliated faculty will be presenting their work on optimizing the PMTCT cascade. See more details about their work and other Vanderbilt researchers below:
2016 Global Health Case Competition
In the 2016 Global Health Case Competition, teams proposed solutions to strengthen the health system in Liberia after the Ebola outbreak. The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health’s Student Advisory Council hosted its sixth annual Global Health Case Competition from February 7-13, 2016. This year, the Student Advisory Council organized several experts from the field to give presentations on health systems strengthening (HSS) and act as judges for the competition.
Vanderbilt International Journal Club: 2016 Meetings
2016 Meeting Dates Global Cancer: April 4, 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Drs. Sten Vermund and Douglas Morgan, and the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Global Pathology: June 13, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Dr. Quentin Eichbaum and the Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology Ethics in International Collaboration: October 3, 2015, 6:30 p.m.