Eck Institute for Global Health // University of Notre Dame

Eck Institute for Global Health

Health is a fundamental human right


The University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health is a university-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and endeavors to promote research, training, and service to advance health standards for all people, especially people in low and middle-income countries, who are disproportionately impacted by preventable diseases.



Continual monitoring and evaluation is critical in maternal and newborn health care

July 17, 2018

Master of Science in Global Health student, Julia Le, published another blog post for Makerere University's Centre for Excellence for Maternal Newborn and Child Health, reflecting on her six-week field work placement in Uganda and discussing observations and findings related to her Capstone project. Julia completed her project in Uganda in partnership with Makerere University, and she will graduate this July. 


At Heart, Global Health Draws on Compassion, Solidarity and Justice

July 10, 2018

Dr. David Addiss, an adjunct professor who teaches global health ethics in the Master of Science in Global Health program, recently wrote an article for the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHAUSA) on the parallels between secular global health and Catholic social teaching. He delves deeper into the subject on the podcast he recorded with CHAUSA, entitled "Episode 3 - Caring for those who suffer."…


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