University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Global Health

Data collection continues as halfway point reached in malaria project

College of Public Health Department of Epidemiology Assistant Professor, Abraham Mengist, PhD, is continuing data collection in Ethiopia as part of a two-year malaria project. The project is a collaboration with researchers from Addis Ababa University and is investigating the impact of repeated anthelminthic treatment on the Epidemiology and clinical outcomes of malaria, anemia, undernutrition, […]

Jun 22, 2022


The Health Care System in Turkey: Opportunities for Collaboration with Acibadem University – Presented by College of Public Health Grand Rounds Dr. S.  Haluk ÖZSARI, MD, PhD, MS Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Management Director of the Health Policy Implementation & Research Center Director of the Center for Continuing Education & Development […]

Apr 10, 2018

February 7, 2018 – EPI in Action: Responding to an Outbreak Rohingya Crisis Response Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

PRESENTED BY Ali S. Khan, MD, MPH RETIRED ASSISTANT SURGEON GENERAL, USPHS DEAN AND PROFESSOR COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH Dean Ali S. Khan will describe his deployment with the world health organization (WHO) to lead their epidemiology activities in Bangladesh to address the critical health issues of the Rohingya community that were forcibly displaced from […]

Feb 7, 2018

Martha Goedert’s diary, December, 2016

“Showing up’ is the first step to a successful water and food security project. In Hinche Haiti, over the last 11 years, the Goederts’ report that showing up starts with “hearing our names called out by friends upon our arrival”. Americans may not be accustomed to having loved ones waiting at arrival gates; but in […]

Jan 27, 2017

Overview of Peace Corps Term 2015 – 2016 – Tanzania – Martha Goedert

I start this letter with an audible sigh. This morning I am attempting to summarize a year of great learning, great teaching, and great growth, and all of this referring to ‘me’ and what I have learned, what I have been taught and how I have grown. At the feet of students, of Tanzanian health […]

Sep 9, 2016

“If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together”. African Proverb – Martha Goedert

“If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together”. African Proverb Three colleagues from the Dodoma Region, Tanzania visited the UNMC campus, hosted by the Center for Global Health and Development at the College of Public Health. Dean Ali Khan welcomed the visitors on their first work day […]

Sep 8, 2016

Life-Saving Skills, How Helping Babies Breathe Can Make a Difference One Health Care Worker at a Time Martha Hoffman Goedert, CNM, FNP, PhD, FACNM, Visiting Professor UDOM, Peace Corps/Seed Global Health

Globally, we know that while neonatal mortality has improved over the last decade, 15,000 babies still die each day (UN, 2010). The Lancet’s Newborn series, in 2014, inspired a global crusade to reduce neonatal mortality, among other child survival initiatives. Most regions of the world have seen a 50% reduction in this neonatal mortality rate. […]

Jan 27, 2016