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Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design

The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID), in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is the perfect marriage between engineering, medicine, and public health. Using their world-renowned strengths in biomedical engineering and medicine, the center develops high impact new solutions for major challenges to human health around the world. Together, CBID and ICMNH faculty and students have embarked upon projects to design solutions to some of the most pressing issues in the health of women and neonates, including timely detection of preeclampsia during pregnancy, improved recognition of neonatal hypothermia (excessive loss of body heat), and developing low-cost monitoring devices for sick neonates.

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Global Health Interest Group at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Global Health Interest Group (GHIG) at the School of Nursing brings together globally active and interested students to enhance knowledge and education surrounding global health issues. Through inter-professional collaboration with ICMNH, School of Public Health and School of Medicine, we promote these initiatives by bringing in internationally active speakers, offering networking opportunities to those interested in local and global health issues, and participating in international field placements and volunteer opportunities. Together we continue to work towards educating and enlightening future global health providers, educators, and activists to continue to work towards the betterment of maternal, neonatal, and child health outcomes.

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Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative

The Global mHealth initiative (GmI) was created as a transdisciplinary initiative to enable the University to focus its broad research talent on broad systems-based challenges of mHealth. The mission of GmI is to be a leader in evidence-based research regarding outcomes associated with mHealth Technologies with a focus on research-limited settings where the global burden of disease and mortality are highest. Women and neonates are the focus of many GmI projects with a common mission to develop simple, cost-effective, and user-friendly innovations to optimize the health of this most vulnerable population. To learn more about the dynamic range of ongoing projects at GmI, click here.

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JHSPH Center for Human Nutrition

The Center for Human Nutrition’s goal is to conduct research, teach and train tomorrow’s nutrition leaders, and advocate evidenced approaches to improve nutrition throughout life. Our view is global, our actions are in context. The Center was created to leverage opportunities for nutrition research across departments and centers of the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Schools of Medicine, and the nearby US Department of Agriculture facilities in Beltsville, Maryland.

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Global Health Interest Group of the Gynecology and Obstetrics Department of Johns Hopkins Hospital

"The Global Health Interest Group of the Gynecology and Obstetrics department of Johns Hopkins Hospital was founded to appreciate the diverse resources and talents of professionals throughout Johns Hopkins and Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in the Hopkins it has opened up to all Gynecology and Obstetrical departments in Maryland and it has created a network of individuals and groups interested in Global Women’s Health, including people from the School of Public Health, JHPIEGO, ACOG and several Gynecological and Obstetrical departments. The goal is to formalize global health as a specialty within Gynecology and Obstetrics. In service of that goal, the Global Health Interest Group aims to assist trainees, students, and professionals in performing meaningful, sustainable work in women's global health. The Global Health Interest Group presents expert speakers and evidence-based literature to its members to assist their growth in global health knowledge and capacity."

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