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World Health Week 2017

Program Details and RSVP links: Monday February 20, 12-1pm, LH 202 – Flexner Student Deans’ Lectures Grace Fletcher, MPH/MA Candidate: “Integrating Anthropology and Global Health to Serve Latin American Populations” Shilpa Mokshagundam, VMS III: “The (He)Art of Healing: Lessons Learned from an Unexpected Hospitalization” Lunch provided, RSVP HERE Monday February 20, 5:30pm, LH 412 – Evening Documentary Screening: The…

Posted on February 14, 2017 in News Posts, ,

VIGH Seeks Candidates
for Director

DIRECTOR SEARCH: Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Position Description The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) seeks an experienced and visionary leader with a distinguished academic record for the position of Director. VIGH, based in Nashville, TN, is a world-class research, education and training, and service center within the Institute for Medicine and Public Health…

Posted on February 6, 2017 in Global Health, News Posts, ,

Traditional Birth Attendants Encourage Institutional Deliveries in Zambézia Province

In the rich farmlands of Birua Village, in Furquia Locality, Namacurra District, Zambézia Province, lives 52 year old Paulina Raposo. She has been a traditional birth attendant for 36 years. “I learned to be a traditional birth attendant at the hospital in Macuse [in Zambézia] in 1980. It was war time and there was a…

Posted on February 3, 2017 in FGH News, HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health, News Posts, Technical Assistance Service, , , ,

Haiti Week 2017

Thursday February 2 | 12:10 – 1 p.m. Lunch Talk by Dr. Franck Telemaque (Chief of Surgery at the State University Hospital, Port-au-Prince): “Impact of Foreign Aid on the Haitian Medical System” Buttrick Hall 123 Link to Event Calendar Thursday February 2 | 7 – 8 p.m. Lecture by Dr. Franck Telemaque and Pierre, “Addressing…

Posted on February 1, 2017 in Global Health, Haiti, News Posts, Surgery and Anesthesiology, ,

2017 Global Health Case Competition

February 11, 2017 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Vanderbilt School of Nursing: Room 16 Keynote Speaker: Christophe Millien, M.D., Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology Partners in Health, Mirebalais University Hospital Finalist Round of Team Presentations This event is open to the public and a reception will follow the event. Participants in this university-wide competition work…

Posted on January 31, 2017 in Academics, Global Health, News Posts, , ,