Global Theme: Health and Medicine

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June 29, 2020

Women and Heart Disease during COVID-19

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States and India. On June 4, 2020, a webinar was hosted to discuss how the coronavirus crisis has altered the way in which women seek cardiovascular care and the various approaches to improving women’s health during a pandemic. The event was organized by Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai in partnership with the Women Creating Change initiative.

June 29, 2020

Educating Nurses Under COVID-19

How have nursing schools responded in clinical and education settings to this unexpected outbreak? How have nurses dealt with the psychological distress that accompanies such a crisis? These were some of the questions that were discussed during a webinar organized by Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai in collaboration with the Columbia School of Nursing on April 30, 2020.

June 29, 2020

Precision in Public Health

“40% of people living with HIV currently are not accessing treatment...to combat the spread of diseases, it is essential to gain access to the population, identify people at risk and provide treatment to such individuals", said Wafaa El Sadr, University Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, Columbia University, as she presented the Second Distinguished Yusuf Hamied Lecture organized by Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai on January 30, 2020.  

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