The Columbia Global Centers are dedicated to being on the front line of a diverse array of health and medicine specialties through their interdisciplinary partnerships with the University and local partners. Our Centers initiate and support health and medicine initiatives in the areas of public health, healthcare access, addressing global health threats, community health worker training, and more.
The third phase of the illustrious Yusuf Hamied Fellowship, a joint program of Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai and Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, has been awarded to four faculty members from Columbia University and Indian research institutions.
In India, liver cancer is the tenth most common cancer and recent trends show that the number of cases are on the rise. To discuss the current status of liver cancer, explore efforts undertaken for hepatitis vaccinations, and understand linkage to care and routine screening procedures, the Center focused the fifth webinar of its Screenings that Save series on liver cancer on June 22, 2021.