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Peru Clinics Program with Dr. David Drozek Malaysia Promoting Wellness in Older Adults Tropical Disease Research Program Ecuador Botswana Healthcare Program

Global Health Initiative

Welcome to the Ohio University Global Health Initiative (GHI). The Global Health Initiative offers a number of global health programs that promote an understanding of global health issues, increase multicultural awareness and involve students, faculty and staff in research, education and outreach activities abroad and in immigrant communities in the U.S.

Participation in Global Health programs offers opportunities for personal and professional growth to:

  • improve cultural sensitivity
  • develop and improve language communication skills
  • gain exposure to diseases not seen in this hemisphere
  • facilitate the educational exchange of information
  • hone history, physical and other clinical skills
  • experience all levels of research
  • gain a global perspective of health, disease and healthcare delivery systems
  • enhance ability to work with interdisciplinary teams

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Global Health Initiative to host public health scholars from Egypt

Gillian Ice, Director of the Global Health Initiative (GHI), received notification in March from the Institute for International Education that the Global Health Initiative has been awarded a grant to host public health scholars from Egypt. Read More

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