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About half way through a year-long research project in Ghana, April Bell was ready to throw in the towel. Little was going right. Her apartment had flooded, she’d already had... more


A new U-M partnership with Uganda’s Mbarara University of Science and Technology is rapidly expanding across multiple health science disciplines.

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An Emergency Medicine program has produced its first fellowship graduates in Ghana, a major milestone in a 10-year U-M partnership to build emergency medical care capacity... more


Looking to establish a new collaboration with colleagues abroad? Global REACH is now accepting proposals for the latest round of Partnership Development Grants, $10,000 awards... more


Five years after its launch, Ethiopia’s first kidney transplant center is on pace to become self-sustaining by the year’s end, with the U-M doctors who established it handing... more


A new survey for cataract surgery patients in India is set for implementation after being developed and tested with the help of Michigan Medicine students and faculty.

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Each winter, the University of São Paulo Medical School invites medical students from around the world to learn and network for two weeks at Brazil’s preeminent medical and... more


A Kellogg Eye Center-led study of major eye hospitals around the world reveals vastly different approaches to publicly reported outcomes of eye care, a finding with... more


Michigan Medicine Pathology faculty are behind the wheel of a new project to expand laboratory testing capacity in Ghana in a novel way: through ride-sharing.

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A Global REACH-funded grant is helping to bring UMMS-developed big data technology to researchers China.

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics Oliver He and his... more

Years in the making, a Michigan Medicine-led effort to bolster much-needed Gastroenterology training in Ethiopia is beginning to pay off.

Professor of... more

The road to understanding the physiology of adrenal cancer has been a long one, stretching many years and some 5,100 miles. That’s the distance between Michigan Medicine and... more


She didn’t go looking for a global health experience as part of her medical training. But three trips to Brazil later, MD-PhD student Dipika Mohan got a lot more than she... more


A major effort to survey the location and circumstances of neonatal and maternal mortality incidents in rural Ghana is wrapping up after three years.

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A pediatrician from China is finishing up a yearlong visit to Michigan Medicine to study clinical research techniques alongside UMMS faculty.

Xuhui Zhong (center... more

Michigan Medicine has hosted two groups of visiting scholars from Taiwan in as many months.

In late October, the leadership team from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital,... more


Few in their medical careers have the opportunity to impact as many lives in as many places as Dean Sienko.

Dean Sienko, Vice President of Health Programs at the... more