Columbia Global Centers promote and facilitate the collaborative and impactful engagement of the University’s faculty, students, and alumni with the world to enhance understanding, address global challenges, and advance knowledge and its exchange.


Prof. Loice Gachece gives her contribution during the open discussion session

Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi hosts Easts Africa Oral Health Summit

March 31, 2016

Nairobi, March 23, 2015:

Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi hosted the first ever regional Oral Health Summit that was held from 23 to 24 March 2016.  The summit was hosted under a collaborative partnership between the Columbia University Medical Center, University of Nairobi, School of Dental Science and Unilever Africa, to address the topic; “Integration of Oral Health and Health”. 

Moving the Agenda Forward for Nursing and Midwifery Research in Southern and Eastern African Countries

October 20, 2015

A conference with Columbia University School of Nursing and the Nairobi Center, brought together nurse and midwifery leaders from 12 African nations with the goal of creating an action plan that identifies knowledge gaps in clinical care and greater use of scientifically-informed health care practices.