Member Highlights

Member Highlight: Jimma University

Jimma University (JU) is a pioneer in Community Based Education in Ethiopia, and is one of the leading public higher education institutions in the country. The University has a variety of programs aimed at creating the next generation of private and public sector leaders. Its practice oriented strategy of education prepares new graduates to join the workforce with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience. The University aspires to take a leading position in Africa.

Member Highlight: University of Kansas Medical Center

The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) was founded in 1905, and its Global Health activities began in 1915 when an Assistant Professor of Surgery, Walter Stanborough Sutton, MD, served at the American Ambulance Hospital outside of Paris, France during World War I. Today, hundreds of KUMC students travel globally to over 50 countries annually for education, research and service activities. Over 600 international students come yearly to KUMC for educational and cultural exchanges through degree programs, research, observerships, employment, and elective rotations.

Member Highlights: University of Copenhagen School of Global Health

The School of Global Health - University of Copenhagen (UC) coordinates and improves health research and training at the University. In collaboration with local and global partners, it promotes health and development by research and evidence based interventions to address major health problems affecting low and middle income countries. The school provides the framework for collaborative, interdisciplinary, cross-faculty research and educational activities locally, with a constantly updated global perspective.

Member Highlights: Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (MUHAS)

Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (MUHAS) is the premier Institution of Health and Allied Sciences in Tanzania. The University enjoys the reputation of being the first, large and well resourced public University training health professionals in the country. Its' wide range of undergraduate and graduate academic programmes are taught in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health and Social Sciences and the Institutes of Allied Health Sciences and Traditional Medicine.

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