ImPACT Africa Expands to Ethiopia to Train Local Providers
Community-driven health efforts saving lives in Lwala
VECD Fellow Shares Research from Fellowship Year in Zambia
Vanderbilt Medicine MD/MPH dual-degree candidate, Justin Banerdt, completed his fellowship year as a VECD Fogarty Global Health Fellow in July 2018. He spent his year conducting research focused on the prevalence and outcomes of delirium in a critically ill patient population with a high burden of HIV/AIDS at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia. UTH is the teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Zambia School of Medicine (UNZA).
VIGH and VUMC Faculty Survey Education and Training Initiatives in Liberia
Grant Writing Workshop Trains Investigators in Mozambique
VUSM Student Reflects on ISC: Global Health and Research Immersion Experience with Lwala Community Alliance
Sarah Heerboth, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Class of 2019 (expected), recently wrote an article reflecting on her experience working with Lwala Community Alliance in Kenya. Sarah worked at Lwala for her Integrated Science Course (ISC): Global Health, a research immersion course for third- and fourth-year medical students.
Fogarty renews the Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke (VECD) Consortium for Global Health Fellows Program
VIRDE Scholars Complete Training at Vanderbilt
Mozambican Ethics Committee Members Participate in Ethics Practicum at VUMC
Nutrition Research Methods Workshop Trains Faculty and Graduate Students in Zambia
VIGH receives award for research training program in Ebola-affected countries
To help the countries most affected by the recent Ebola epidemic, Fogarty has launched a new program to strengthen research training in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. In the first round of funding, four U.S. institutions received grants to partner with academic centers in two of the West African countries. The support will enable them to design training programs to increase expertise in Ebola, Lassa fever and other emerging viral diseases.