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Interview with Dr. David Serwadda, HIV/Aids Researcher and Former Dean, School of Public Health, Makerere University, Uganda

Watch an Interview with Dr. David Serwadda, former Dean of the School of Public Health at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda speaking about Makerere University, its relationship to Northwestern as an international partner institution, as well as his research on HIV/Aids and the current state of the disease in Uganda. Dr. Serwadda was one of

Social Entrepreneurship in Global Health: When Business and Humanitarianism Mix

Authored by: Student Guest Bloggers Jennifer Long and Rachel Park We were generously funded by the Office of International Program Development at Northwestern to attend Unite for Sight’s annual Global Health conference on April 17-18, 2010 at Yale University, where we were exposed to a variety of viewpoints and business propositions in the realm of

Reporting from the 3rd Annual Clinton Global Initiative University 2010

Authored by: Student Guest Blogger Lalith Polepeddi At NU I am involved with GlobeMed, which supports a health clinic in rural Ghana. In summer 2009 through the generous support of the IPD, I had the opportunity to travel to Ghana and work at the clinic for a month. The inherent nature of these global partnerships

Marching for “World Toilet Day” in Rajasthan, India

In March 2010, a group of Northwestern University students traveled to Rajasthan, India for an intensive 10-day scholars program on Best Practices of Sustainable Development in Water Resource Management, in one of the most water-distressed regions of the world. Hosted by the Jal Bhagirathi Foundation (JBF), the aim of this exchange was for students and

Welcome to the NU Global Health Blog!

Welcome to the NU Global Health Blog! We hope to use this blog as a platform to share about all the exciting Global Health activity on campus and around the world! Please visit back soon to see out latest updates and multimedia projects. If you would like to get involved with the NU Global Health