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Global Health at UK

The Global Health Initiative of the University of Kentucky is focused on advancing research, educational programs, and service learning for our faculty and students, with the goal of improving the health of people throughout the world and promoting health equity. 

Lecture to Discuss UK’s Work Fighting HIV and AIDS in Zambia

Faculty and staff in UK’s School of Journalism and Telecommunications are fighting HIV and AIDS in Zambia. Beth Barnes, director of the School of Journalism and Telecommunications, will discuss the school’s partnership with a media training...

Scholars and UK Faculty to Honor Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Nelson Mandela’s name is now synonymous with South Africa’s bold attempt at national reconciliation. In light of his recent passing, a panel will explore his legacy on Thursday, April 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Center, rm. 230. A reception will...

5th Annual Global Health Conference: The Changing Landscape of Global Health

Mark your calendars for Friday, April 4th, 2014, 12:00pm - 5:00pm to attend the 5th Annual Global Health Conference at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Kresge Auditorium. This year's theme is: The Changing Landscape of Global Health...

Economic Development Forum hosted by ONE

Join us for an exciting event Wednesday, April 2 at William T. Young Library. The University of Kentucky's ONE organization will host the Economic Development Forum to discuss global poverty, developing economically, and the role of advocacy. The...

EA Scholarship Workshop

On Tuesday, February 4 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. UK Education Abroad will host its Scholarship Workshop in the Hub of William T. Young Library.  This is a drop-in event.  Students are welcome to come any time between 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. and stay...

Human Sexuality & Sexual Health in Amsterdam

HUMAN SEXUALITY & SEXUAL HEALTH IN AMSTERDAM SUMMER 2014 • UK SPONSORED EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM • DATES: July 1 - July 18  This program will introduce students to the cultural comparative study of human sexuality and sexual health...

UK Employees Providing Hope for Haiti

For most of us, vacation days are used for relaxing, traveling, sight-seeing, or even just doing nothing. For some University of Kentucky employees, however, those vacation days are put to use serving those who are less fortunate and in need of...

Health Promotion Abroad Info Session

On Thursday, December 5 at 2:00 p.m. in 207 Bradley Hall, UK Education Abroad will host an info session on Summer 2014 opportunities abroad in Health Promotion. During this session, the two following programs will be highlighted:  Human...

UK’s GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVE HOSTS GLOBAL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES “Health: Our Behavior and Our Environment”

The University of Kentucky, Global Health Initiative, is pleased to co-sponsor Dr. Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS from Johns Hopkins University to initiate our Global Health Lecture Series on November 6, 2013 from Noon to 1pm. The event will be held in...

Students from Saudi Arabia visit UK College of Pharmacy

Six students from Jazan University, in Saudi Arabia, spent four weeks studying clinical pharmacy at UK’s top-ranked College of Pharmacy. Jazan University, a public research university based in the city of Jazan, which rests by the Red Sea on the...