Medical School

Maternal Emergencies Without a Safety Net

The isolated Suba and Luo communities of Mfangano Island in western Kenya experience some of the highest maternal and neonatal mortality rates in East Africa. To understand why, researchers from the Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility have partnered with one of the most remote and underserved populations in the world.

Paying It Forward: Lessons from the Minnesota Project

The Minnesota Project lasted from 1955 to 1961. The six-year program was a partnership between the University of Minnesota and Seoul National University focused on rebuilding medical infrastructure in South Korea after the Korean War. To this day, it continues to show robust outcomes.

UMN, Uganda Students Collaborate on Global Health Issues

For students studying global health at the University of Minnesota, there’s a new partnership that’s poised to teach real-world lessons while expanding their education boundaries – literally. It’s called the Uganda Research Training Collaborative.