The END Fund is the only private philanthropic initiative solely dedicated to ending the five most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which affect more than 1.5 billion people globally. It efficiently puts private capital to work, advocating for NTD programs that are innovative, integrated, and cost-effective. It facilitates strong partnerships with the private sector and aims to support national disease control programs in over 29 countries.
The College of Public Health is a mini-National Taiwan University itself, with teaching and research activities involving disciplines not only in natural and biological sciences but also in humanities and social sciences. The essence of public health dictates that we are concerned greatly about the health rights of people and pursue the ultimate goal of health for all. Our endeavors have been focused on disease prevention and health promotion, environmental protection and sustainable development, and the operating and management of the health care industry.
McGill University Global Health Programs is a strong component of one of Canada's best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. With students coming from some 150 countries, McGill's student body is the most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in Canada. It has two campuses, 10 faculties, some 300 programs of study and 40,000 students. McGill partners with four affiliated teaching hospitals to graduate over 1,000 health care professionals each year.
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.
Barcelona Institute for Global Health's (ISGlobal) goal is to improve global health and to promote health equity through excellence in research and the translation and application of knowledge. The pivotal mechanism of its work model is the transfer of knowledge generated by scientific research into practice and through training programs.
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.