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International Health

Centers & Research Groups

The Department is home to a number of centers and research groups that allow faculty from the Department, the University and the world to collaborate directly on specific global health issues. You can learn more about their work by visiting the websites listed below. 

IDEA Initiative

The IDEA (Innovation + Design Enabling Access) Initiative seeks to foster innovation and the design of new technologies for greater health access and impact through a combination of research, policy work, and training.

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Institute for Vaccine Safety

Providing an independent assessment of vaccines and vaccine safety

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International Center for Maternal & Newborn Health

Promotes safe delivery and the optimal health of mothers and babies from conception through the most vulnerable weeks of life

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International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)

Accelerates global access to life-saving vaccines through development and implementation of evidence-based policies

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Global mHealth Initiative

A University-wide Community of Excellence, connecting faculty and students in interdisciplinary collaborations in the field of mobile health.

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Sight and Life Global Nutrition Research Institute

Directs its efforts to clarify the roles of vitamin A and other micronutrients in promoting maternal, fetal, infant, and child survival.

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Johns Hopkins Vaccine Initiative

Promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary vaccine research, education, and implementation efforts to improve health worldwide.

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SEE Change

The Self-Empowerment and Equity for Change (SEE Change) Initiative

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