global health

Researchers have found that breastfeeding mothers taking the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine have a low risk of side effects.

Kenny Sherr heads the world’s only Ph.D. program in implementation science, based in the University of Washington's Department of Global Health.

If national health was an Olympic-level competition, the United States would be eliminated in the trials, unable to qualify for the finals competition.

Global Health and Dentistry faculty from the University of Washington have joined forces with the University of Nairobi in an ambitious effort to combat the oral consequences of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among Kenya’s children.

New guidelines for substantiating information collected on diseases, injuries, and deaths were formally adopted June 28 by experts from several of the world’s most prestigious health institutions.

BGI, one of the world’s largest genomics organizations, and UW Medicine have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on biomedical technology development.  The shared aim is to advance precision medicine for diagnosis, treatment and

China’s role in global health is expanding rapidly and perhaps at a tipping point.

Researchers at the University of Washington and the University of Cape Town in South Africa plan to partner on a two-year study to test a lower-cost, simpler and safer method in diagnosing tuberculosis (TB).

In response to huge demand by students and faculty, the University of Washington School of Nursing has launched a center to elevate and promote global health nursing activities both locally and abroad. 

UW professor of global health Kristie Ebi has attended United Nations climate-change conferences since 2000. The agreement reached at the Paris conference in December, she said, was nothing short of monumental.


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