Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
Oct. 25, 2012—Vanderbilt University has received a major federal grant — just more than $7 million in the first year — to extend HIV/AIDS-related technical assistance and training in the rural province of Zambézia, Mozambique.
Oct. 4, 2012—Vanderbilt University is dramatically expanding its health care and education activities in the southern African nation of Zambia.
Sep. 12, 2012—Robert Barsky, professor of French and Italian and professor of English, will deliver “The Changing Role of the Public Intellectual: From the Buildup Toward World War II to the Occupy Movement,” the 10th Annual Elizabeth Killam Rodgers and Constance Killam Distinguished Public Lecture, as part of the fall orientation program for Killam Fellows and American...
Jul. 26, 2012—Three students in Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing program and three rising fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students have been selected as 2012 Frist Global Health Leaders.
Jun. 27, 2012—Research reveals clues to HIV risk in Chinese men who have sex with other men.
Jun. 12, 2012—A new statistical tool developed by Vanderbilt biostatisticians will help medical researchers make sense of a commonly encountered – but hard-to-analyze – type of data.
Feb. 21, 2012—An inexpensive, low-tech test for cervical cancer may be a good option for screening for the disease among HIV-infected women in developing countries.
Jan. 26, 2012—The 2012 Tennessee Global Health Forum will explore the question, “How do you measure the success and sustainability of your programs?” The forum, schedule for Thursday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center, will examine the effective use of monitoring and evaluation tools for successful program planning and implementation,...
Oct. 26, 2011—Representatives from Metro Nashville Public Schools and the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health will discuss the importance of collaboration in assessing the well-being of a vulnerable refugee group. The talk will take place Friday, Nov. 4, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Overton High School, 4820 Franklin Rd., Nashville. Presenters will include Julia Lydon of...
May. 13, 2011—HIV-positive men and women can dramatically reduce the risk of transmitting the virus to their sexual partners by beginning antiretroviral therapy early, new research finds.
May. 4, 2011—Vanderbilt University researchers are partnering with the Chinese government to test methods for reducing the spread of the AIDS virus among gay men.
Apr. 21, 2011—With the beginning of the spring rains, cholera is on the rise in Haiti once again. Pioneering Haitian physician Jean William "Bill" Pape is determined to be ready. "The new vision is to build back better," Pape said during this year's Tennessee Global Health Forum hosted by the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health.