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 relationship between income and health is a gradient; every step up the occupational ladder, improves life expectancy,” remarked Professor Gita Sen, Public Health Foundation of India, as she presented the Second Annual Yusuf Hamied Distinguished Lecture by a leading expert from India.
What are the risk factors for stomach and pancreatic cancers? How feasible are individual and population-based screening strategies? The second webinar of Screenings that Save was held in November, the Global Stomach and Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month to answer these questions
In October 2020, CGC | Mumbai launched an important new initiative entitled Screenings that Save: A Seminar Series on Cancer Diagnosis and Prevention in partnership with the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University, beginning with a webinar to mark Global Breast Cancer Awareness Month.