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09 Sep 2018 description
report Columbia University

THIS COMMON FORM OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION LEADS TO STRESS, DISCOMFORT, AND VIOLENCE

15 Mar 2018 description
report Columbia University

A global consortium of health educators agree on a set of core competencies to equip doctors, nurses, and public health professionals to respond to climate change

The Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE), an international forum for developing curricula related to the health impacts of climate change, has announced a set of core competencies for students of public health, nursing, and medicine.

02 Dec 2017 description
report Columbia University

BY ICAP'S MIRIAM RABKIN & WAFAA EL-SADR

Today is World AIDS Day; a day to celebrate the enormous progress made in the three decades since the HIV epidemic emerged. It is also a time for reflection as we pause and pay homage to all of those who have fought and continue to fight for a world without AIDS, and remember those who lost their lives along the way.

19 Oct 2017 description
report Columbia University

A new study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) found that girls and women in emergency contexts have inadequate access to safe and private facilities and supplies for menstrual hygiene management (MHM), and are provided with insufficient guidance by response teams on the basics of managing menstruation. Moreover, many staff have a limited understanding of what an improved response should entail, and instead, focus predominantly on supplies.

07 Feb 2017 description
report Columbia University

Rockefeller-Funded Initiative to Develop Scientific and Educational Practices and Model Curricula for Academic and Non-Academic Audiences

12 Feb 2015 description
report Columbia University

(NEW YORK, NY, February 12, 2015) – To help address the shortage of health providers that prevents universal access to care from becoming a global reality in many countries, Columbia University School of Nursing is continuing and expanding its work in global health as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Advanced Practice Nursing.

21 Oct 2013 description

Communicating during Disasters: Examining the Relationship between Humanitarian Organizations and Local Media – presents the results of a survey conducted by Internews in collaboration with Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) students.

SIPA graduate students asked representatives of major humanitarian aid organizations to reflect on how they communicate with disaster-affected communities in the field.

31 Mar 2010 description

Note: Map production date estimated. Document is 12 pages.

10 May 2007 description

The FGGD estimated 2015 global population density map is a global raster datalayer with a resolution of 2.5 arc-minutes. Each pixel contains an estimated value for persons per square kilometre in 2015, obtained by applying population growth trends to population counts for the lowest subnational administrative unit for which 2000 population data were available. The method used by FAO and CIESIN to generate this datalayer is described in FAO, 2005, Mapping global urban and rural population distributions, by M. Salvatore, et. al.

Note: Map production date estimated