Archive - CGH Spotlight Blog
- Message from the Center for Global Health's Interim Director
Center for Global Interim Director, Dr. Robert Croyle, discusses CGH accomplishments and plans for the new leadership.
- Successful Outreach for Collaboration on Cancer Research in Eurasia
Together with N. N. Alexandrov National Cancer Centre of Belarus, CGH convened the first Eurasian Cancer Screening Conference, held on May 17-18th, 2018. The event focused on results derived from evaluations of national cancer screening programs, and needs of cancer research and implementation.
- Tobacco Breaks Hearts: World No Tobacco Day 2018
This year World No Tobacco Day highlights the impact of tobacco use on heart disease under the banner “Tobacco Breaks Hearts.” There are many reasons to focus on heart health. More people die from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) worldwide than from any other cause, and tobacco use is responsible for about 10% of these deaths.
- Assessing the International Landscape of Cancer Research through Successful Partnership
On April 11th, 2018 the NCI Center for Research Strategy, in coordination with CGH, hosted the Annual Meeting of the International Cancer Research Partnership (ICRP). The meeting marked 18 years of a successful partnership, representing 124 organizations that fund cancer research projects in 145 countries.
- 2017 Embassy Science Fellowship: Bangkok, Thailand
The Embassy Science Fellow (ESF) program provides U.S. embassies access to the expertise of U.S. government officers in science and technology fields. U.S. embassies request Fellows to assist on science, technology, environment or health issues and related policy development and collaboration.