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Sometimes it’s the side-trip that turns out to be the real journey.

Professor Cheong-Hee Chang listens to MUST Vice Chancellor Celestino Obua speak during a... more

A UMMS researcher is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) to develop and evaluate a healthcare provider and student training curriculum on intimate partner violence... more

Short-term exposure to high levels of air pollution can cause elevated blood pressure even in healthy adults, according to a newly published paper by Joint Institute researchers... more

A new dual degree initiative between the Bioinformatics departments at the University of Michigan Medical School and Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) is set to... more


Two UMMS child psychiatry fellows are bound for Ghana this summer to launch yearlong research projects aimed at bolstering mental health care infrastructure there.... more


A new medical school course set to launch this fall aims to help students explore an emerging field in global health: surgery.

UMMS’ new Global Surgery course... more


One UMMS resident’s recent rotation in China included clinical work plus a little something extra that could help shape how visitors to UMMS are received.

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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