Ebola Outbreak in Africa has Local Impact

The Ebola virus outbreak this week is challenging World Health Organization (WHO) officials around the world. On Wednesday, 67 WHO disease professionals have been mobilized to prevent further spread of Ebola and address the infection in hopes of stopping the...

Notre Dame Students Learn a Vital Lesson

The Global Health Colloquium kicked off the 2014 Spring semester with a special presentation by Karen A. Goraleski, Executive Director of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). Her lecture, “The Scientist as an Advocate: It’s a...

Global Health students take new mHealth class

While going mobile is a trend we are all following, the University of Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Global Health curriculum includes a new class on mobile health. Facilitated by Nick Martin of TechChange: The Institute for Technology...

EIGH Fellowship Recipients for 2013-2014

The Eck Institute for Global Health has awarded seven Fellowships for the 2013-2014 academic year. Congratulations to Callan Driscoll, Quirine ten Bosch, and Victoria Smith who are all first time recipients. Renewing for this year are Lindsay Turnbull, Emily...

What Would You Fight For?

In Eldoret, Kenya, the harm imposed by substandard or counterfeit medicine is all too real. Unscrupulous manufacturers or distributors replace expensive medicines with cheaper, less effective ones - or even worthless maize meal or chalk. This type of activity...

New study explores how dengue virus changes mosquito behavior

Biting mosquitoes are not only annoying but can be dangerous, even deadly. A new study involving researchers at the University of Notre Dame explores a potential biological mechanism through which disease virus can alter the behavior of mosquitoes ...

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Haiti Program's Summer Newsletter

Thanks to Fr. Tom Streit, CSC, & Dr. Marie Denise Milord at the Haiti program for supporting the MSGH students.

view the Haiti Program's summer newsletter here

EIGH Partnership in Zambia

The Report is out! The EIGH is excited to be in partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Catholic Health Association (CHA) in support of the newly formed Health Systems Strengthening Initiative ...

Improving Parasite Eradication

Transforming the way we look at lymphatic filariasis will improve the way we look at parasite eradication on a global scale. The Eck Institute for Global Health supports research being done by Notre Dame Professor Edwin Michael, PhD ...

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