University of Washington Department of Global Health professor Steve Gloyd has been named by the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region as one of 12 commissioners on its Commission on Social Determinants of Health. Gloyd has expanded the UW involvement by inviting DGH students and faculty to help conduct research for the Commission.
BBC Media Action: Community Engagement and Sexuality Education in Conservative Contexts: The Case of Pakistan
By Dr Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli and Marina Plesons
How can community engagement be used to promote young people’s sexual and reproductive health in conservative countries? Two education programs in Pakistan offer some answers.
Puget Sound Business Journal: UW Researchers Aim to Prevent Thousands of Child Deaths with New Study
By Coral Garnick
The University of Washington, in partnership with the Kenya Medical Research Institute, is part of the largest clinical trial, to date, examining diarrhea management.
For release: Thursday, October 8, 2015