Intensive counseling on the importance of adhering to HIV treatment significantly reduces poor compliance and treatment failure in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an article in PLoS Medicine March 1 by UW researcher Michael Chung and colleagues.
More than 200 students from disciplines across campus have enrolled in an intro course in global health offered for the first time this quarter.
International efforts are directed at maternal and child health, food and water security, injury control, medications, tropical medicine, and implementation science.
The funding is part of a $130 million U.S. government investment to increase the number of African health-care professionals.
At the first annual meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Sept. 14-16 in Bethesda, Md., it was clear that global health was not a fad — that universities were planning on a playing a huge role to match the surge in student interest. UW President Mark Emmert, participating in a panel discussion…
By Bobbi Nodell
News & Community Relations
One of the first AIDS research centers in the country has been awarded $16.