Researchers at the Division of Global Health Equity engage in studies that seek to advance the understanding and treatment of diseases worldwide. Emphasis is placed upon the study of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and cardiovascular disease in resource-poor settings, where disease burden is greatest.
While furthering the boundaries of medical science, research shapes clinical care at the DGHE/Partners In Health’s international and domestic sites. This partnership brings discoveries at forefront of academic medicine to underserved populations. DGHE researchers share and disseminate their findings throughout the scientific community in an effort to improve the quality of and access to healthcare for all.
Insights from medicine and the social sciences inform approaches to problems and evaluation of findings. Faculty consider from varying perspectives, social determinants of health, and multiple aspects of prevention and treatment.
The Division supports monthly global health seminars for the BWH community. These are recorded and available for viewing.
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