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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Four fourth-year medical students recently returned from their Family Medicine Primary Care Clerkship, which had a duration of four weeks at Mekelle University in Ethiopia.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016 A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador on Saturday, April 16. The epicenter was in Manabi province, in the Ecuadorian coastline, where many cities and villages have been devastated.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

La Universidad de Kentucky y la Fundación 'Hombro a hombro' invitaron a la UDLA, a través de la Dirección de Salud Global, a formar parte de las brigadas de salud, que ambas instituciones realizan en Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

From the mountains and waterfalls of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, to the rolling hills and equine landscapes of Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Getachew Hailu endured an exhausting 17-hour trip this summer to begin his sabbatical year at the University of Kentucky.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The University of Kentucky’s Global Health Initiatives, a unit within the UK International Center, will host the 2016 Annual Midwest Global Health Conference Nov. 5 at the Gatton College of Business and Economics.

 

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Monday, November 21, 2016

After earning his Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from The Ohio State University, Angel Algarin had plans to become a veterinarian. He would soon find out that he had to steer himself in another direction. Algarin wanted to study HIV/AIDS, and he knew that he had to find a way to follow this passion. Soon after, he applied for the master’s degree program in public health at the University of Kentucky.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

As most people know, late on Friday afternoon President Trump signed an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” The Executive Order was almost immediately put into force by Customs and Border Protection personnel. On the basis of this order, persons from seven named countries – Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iran, Iraq, Libya, and Syria – were denied entry into the US, even if they had been qualified for entry as refugees, and/or possessed valid visas or even possibly permanent residency status (green cards). Faculty members, scholars, doctors, and students from several US universities have been barred from entering or re-entering the US.

 

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Six students from the University of Kentucky will travel to Atlanta,GA to compete in the International Global Health Competition in Emory University. The team was chosen out of seven interdisciplinary student teams that gathered on Saturday, Jan. 21 to compete in the third annual Global Health Case Competition, where they sought to find solutions tackling gun violence and its health and social ramifications in Honduras.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) is leading 47 University of Kentucky students, faculty and community members on a nine-day interdisciplinary health brigade experience on March 11-19 in Santo Domingo, Ecuador.