University of Iowa

Tagged with "Global Health Studies Program"

10/30/2015

2015 Global Health Studies Conference "Contagion: causes, costs, and containment" to be held Nov. 6 - 8

The 2015 Global Health Conference, "Contagion: causes, costs, containment," will be held from Nov. 6-8, at the University of Iowa. Registration tables open at 3:00 p.m. on the 2nd floor ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. The conference acts as a course for students to earn credit and engage with a range of speakers featured from on and off campus.
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10/21/2015

UI Center for Human Rights to host "Sandy 2012" screening and panel discussion, Oct. 29

The UI Center for Human Rights and the Iowa Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility will host a screening of the documentary film "Sandy 2012," followed by a panel discussion"Remembering Hurricane Sandy: What We Have Learned, Where Are We Headed" at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 29 in room 140 of Schaeffer Hall.
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10/5/2015

Studying diabetes in Bulgaria: Stanley awardee discovers the power of healthy eating

It will not be pills or insulin that will cure these people, it is a strict lifestyle change to a proper diet. I plan on spreading this knowledge to as many people as I can in the hopes that they give themselves a chance at being healthy and happy individuals and getting their life back from the grips of diabetes.
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3/30/2015

Public lecture to focus on World Health Organization work in Africa

In a Global Health Studies Program sponsored lecture, Marcos Cueto will speak about the World Health Organization and international global health efforts with a special emphasis on the Africa Regional Office in a talk titled, "Between Tropical Medicine and International Health."
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4/7/2014

SASP event April 10 will address the Positive Deviance approach

During a SASP talk April 10, Professor Arvind Singhal, a leading practitioner, researcher, and coach of the Positive Deviance (PD) approach, will discuss the implications of PD in addressing complex social problems in South Asia.