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Mailman's ICAP has harnessed the partnerships made in combating HIV in Africa, Asia, and the Americas to meet the threat of COVID-19.
A treatment that prevents an often-fatal disease in fetuses and newborns only reaches half of the pregnant women around the world who need it, Columbia researchers have found.
The International Collaboration and Exchange Program convenes premedical, medical, and dental students from Columbia University and beyond to discuss their COVID-19 experiences via online coursework.
- November 15, 2016
A global drop in adolescent fertility rates is partly due to rising national wealth and increased educational spending, Mailman researchers have found.
- January 7, 2016
A dermatologist in Vietnam travels to New York for a six-week Columbia tutorial to become the only person in her region of the country qualified to interpret skin biopsies.
- November 11, 2015
A Mailman research team modeled the spread of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone for future real-time use of disease outbreaks elsewhere.
- September 8, 2015
A study by Mailman School of Public Health researchers links exposure to famine in the first trimester of pregnancy with the risk of developing diabetes in later life.
- July 16, 2015
Some 100 million people in southeast Asia drink from shallow wells originally drilled to provide germ-free water, but many are contaminated with arsenic. Columbia researchers, including Mailman School scientists, are working to combat the issue.
- November 14, 2014
Columbia medical students wanted a way to learn about global health, so they helped create a lecture series.