Global Health Initiative

Research

The Global Health Initiative both supports and spearheads many multidisciplinary research projects, aiming to reduce health inequalities among underserved populations locally and worldwide.

Here we highlight research projects that are being carried out by our core GHI team (GHI Research) as well as research projects and initiatives we are affiliated with (Collaborators and Partners).

NAMBARI, the Moi-Brown Partnership for HIV Biostatistics Training, is a research training program to build biostatistics capacity for HIV research at Moi University. It focuses on training for students, faculty and technical staff in Kenya. This program is supported by the Fogarty International Center at the US National Institutes of Health (D43TW010050). 

Project Dates

06/24/2015 - 03/31/2026

Location

Eldoret, Kenya

The Brown University Ukraine Collaboration is a joint venture between the Brown University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and health service providers in Ukraine through the support of the Elena Pinchuk ANTIAIDS Foundation. The collaboration engages the resources of Brown University to work with Ukrainian health providers to address the challenges of the HIV/AIDS and TB epidemics for children, women and their family members in Ukraine.

Project Dates

2015 - Present

Location

Ukraine

Drs. Susan Cu-Uvin MD, Professor, Ob-Gyn and Medicine, Professor, Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University and Elkanah Omenge Orang'o, MBChB, MMED Senior Lecturer, Department of Reproductive Health, Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret, Kenya lead the Brown/Moi Training Program for the Prevention of HIV-related Cervical Cancer (5D43TW011317) funded by the NIH-Fogarty International Center beginning in 2018.  

Project Dates

04/16/2019 - 03/31/2024

Location

Eldoret, Kenya

The Emerging Infectious Disease Scholars (EIDS) program of Brown University recognizes the specialized research and educational needs that are essential to nurture future healthcare providers so they are well equipped to prevent and manage epidemics. The EIDS program is designed to inspire, train, support, and retain students as a community of scholars to become leaders in research and treatment of emerging infectious diseases.

Project Dates

08/01/2018 - 07/31/2023

Location

Providence, RI (intl locations ad hoc)

The objective of this project was to understand disease burden among garments workers in Bangladesh and establish an effective linkage between the in-house clinics and nearby state and non-state health facilities.

Project Dates

8/1/2016 - 12/31/2016

Location

Bangladesh

This research project aims to develop an educational campaign on HPV infection and cervical cancer prevention, and expand the training of health care providers on cervical cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment in accordance with the National Strategy for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control program. This project is funded through generous support from the UNFPA/DFIC.

Project Dates

10/1/2019 - 09/31/2023

Location

Kurigram, Bangladesh