Women in Mustang region of Nepal

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As the largest and one of the most diverse medical schools in the United States, UIC takes a leadership role in addressing global health issues. Our mission is to improve the health of populations around the world by training the next generation of global health leaders; by conducting collaborative, trans-disciplinary research that addresses critical global health threats; and by building the capacity of the University and its global health partners to respond to the complex health issues that challenge all.

"No matter where they are born, no matter where they live, their life matters."
—Dr. Nuriya Robinson, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, BIRCWH Scholar

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UIC, Partners launch HeartRescue India to lower cardiac death rate

UIC, partners launch HeartRescue India to lower cardiac death rate The University of Illinois at Chicago, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College

Nepal Earthquake – How to Help

Dear Friends and Colleagues: As many of you are aware, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal near the capital of

UIC Global Excellence Task Force and CGH Seed Grant Program 2015

The UIC Global Excellence Task Force and the UIC College of Medicine’s Center for Global Health have established an annual


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