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Kyle Monk is a pediatric resident who spent four weeks at Weill Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, Tanzania.  To be a great physician, I think it’s important to have exposure to different diseases, and also to know how to practice in challenging situations. When seeking residency...
Click here to view the full article and video. UNICEF correspondent Thomas Nybo traveled to Haiti and reported on how Dr. Rachel Bertrand, head of the adolescent clinic at GHESKIO in Port-au-Prince, is on a mission to improve the care of HIV-positive children and young adults in Haiti....
 Dr. Katharine Rae (Pediatrics) completed a rotation at Weill Bugando in Mwanza, Tanzania, in March-April 2013One of the things that drew me to the Cornell Pediatrics residency program was the chance to participate in the Tanzania rotation. I have done another trip somewhat similar in...
Today I'm speaking with Dr. Dan Fitzgerald, associate professor of medicine and co-director of our Center for Global Health. Dr. Fitzgerald works primarily in Haiti, providing medical care to people in one of the poorest places in the Western Hemisphere. I have recently returned from my first trip...
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  From Left to Right: Archbishop Guire Poulard, Prince Albert II, Dr. Jean Pape, and Mrs. Chantal Mérieux Prince Albert II, the reigning monarch of the Principality of Monaco, visited GHESKIO on Friday, February 15th.  In 2010 the Principality of Monaco...
Global Health Grand RoundsThe Global Health Grand Rounds is a monthly public lecture series that allows students, residents, faculty, and community members to discuss pressing global health issues with leaders in the field. The Global Health Grand Rounds is one component of Weill Cornell's Global...
Sean Behan and Dr. Arash Rafii at GHESKIO in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  As a Research Assistant at the Center for Global Health at WCMC over the past year, I have been fortunate to study one of the largest and least studied public health crises facing the women of Haiti...
The cholera outbreak in Haiti – one of the worst in recent history – has presented new challenges to victims of the 2010 earthquake. GHESKIO constructed a permanent Cholera Treatment Center on its downtown campus to combat the epidemic. Between October 2010 and October 2011, 7,108 patients were...
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