Results for the fourth President’s Global Innovation Fund (PGIF) round this year were announced on May 6, 2016.
Columbia Global Centers | Amman will host the Global Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research Development Initiative on July 18-19, 2016.
Global summit aims to develop sustainable network to support nursing and midwifery clinical research
On July 18-19, 2016, Columbia Global Centers | Amman and Columbia University School of Nursing will host the Global Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research Development Initiative in Amman, Jordan. Experts from approximately 22 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean region will meet to identify, prioritize, and gain consensus on how to address critical regional health needs.
Jordan will host experts from 22 countries for a global nursing and midwifery summit on Monday under the patronage of HRH Princess Muna, organisers said. The summit is the initiative of the Columbia Global Centres in Amman and New York’s Columbia University School of Nursing.
Recognising the role of nurses as the “backbone” of the healthcare system, leaders in the profession are examining the needs and challenges of nurses in the region.
NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "With civil conflict, terrorist threats, and major health crises causing unprecedented disruption in communities all over the world, universities must step up to a new level of globalism in our outlook and in our activities," says Professor Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development at Columbia University.
Historic waves of migration, unprecedented digital activism, challenges to religious pluralism: amid all of these developments in the Middle East, Columbia Global Centers – Columbia University’s network of eight education and learning centers around the world – are exploring the implications of these changes on culture, health and safety, and politics in the region.
Nearly 4 million refugees have fled the war in Syria to date, and most are being hosted by neighboring states, in areas which already face significant economic and social challenges.