VZCARE hosts cancer epidemiology workshop in Zambia
By Perfect Shankalala, Program Manager, University of Zambia
Team of Vanderbilt experts selected to develop low-cost training tools aimed at expanding global access to minimally invasive surgeries
Pilot study seeks to understand and address health care worker burnout in Mozambique
Working in collaboration with Friends in Global Health (FGH), the Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health (VIGH) will collect interview data from health care workers to understand the challenges they face, the frustrations they feel, and the support they receive while providing HIV care and delivery in public hospitals. The VIGH and FGH teams will use this data to design and pilot two psychosocial interventions aimed at improving health care workers' mental health.
Martin Were joins team to develop point-of-care detection of jaundice in newborns for all skin tones
New Vice Chairs for Global Surgery
VIGH awarded $3 million for building research capacity in Nigeria and Mozambique
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has received a new research training grant and a renewal for an existing training program from the Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build HIV-focused research capacity with key partners in Nigeria and Mozambique. One of the $1.5 million grants will establish The Vanderbilt-Nigeria Building Research Capacity in HIV/Non-communicable Diseases (V-BRCH) Program to build capacity of Nigerian investigators to successfully initiate and implement high-quality clinical trials in HIV-associated non-communicable diseases.