CIUA is a committed collaboration between the University of Arizona and the Hanban in China. By the end of 2011, there were 358 Confucius Institutes worldwide. CIUA is very proud to be one of a small number of Confucius Institutes situated in a top-ranked US research university, an extremely supportive community and in stunning natural surroundings.
This study had three specific aims: 1) Compare fireground injury rates by department; 2) Evaluate the relationship between training and following standard operating procedures among injured firefighters; and 3) Determine standard operating procedures best practices.
Injury rates vary substantially across fire departments, suggesting that substantial improvements could result from adoption of more optimal health and safety approaches.
Researchers from Conservation & Ecosystem Health Alliance (CEHA) of Kampala, Uganda; Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda; and The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA traveled through the Albertine Rift Valley (Valley) of western Uganda from April 11 -20, 2012. The research trip initiated at the Murchison National Park, continuing south through the Valley to the Queen Elizabeth National Park.
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library and Colleges of : Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy; Pima County Health Department; Pima County Public Libraries; International Rescue Committee of Tucson, Center for Well Being; Refugee Focus; Arizona Dept. of Health Services, Office of Refugee Health; University Health Plans; Urgent Care Associates of Tucson; El Rio Community Health Center; Marana Healthcare; Tucson Family Advocacy Center (College of Medicine); and more
Beginning with our Arizona Prevention Research Center, we have partnered with communities since 1995 to improve the health and well-being of people living in U.S.-Mexico Border communities through research, training, advocacy and policy change. With leadership provided by Scott Carvajal and Maia Ingram, the Center houses diverse programs and activities that use community-based participatory action research to focus on the prevention of chronic disease in the border region.
This is an invited data analysis of food consumption for women and children in two provinces of Zambia. The analysis is to provide the Ministry of Health information on the nutritional status of low income populations using dietary and biochemical data. There is a focus on iron and vitamin A deficiencies and inflammatory responses to current infections.
The global food crisis is having an important impact on food security in Sub-Saharan Africa, especially among those living in areas of marginal agricultural production. This program focuses on Solar Market Garden (SMG), which is a multisectoral, integrated approach to achieving food security in vulnerable populations. The goal of the program is to design, implement, monitor and evaluate the adoption of a SMG program to enhance the nutritional status of infants and young children and their mothers through the use of solar powered drip irrigation (PVDI) systems.
The forum aimed to share global, bi-cultural, border region, and indigenous health models in response to non-communicable diseases through health systems strengthening and quality improvement. The four day program featured presentations by global experts and case studies of global and local models for NCD prevention and health systems strengthening; including quality assurance, health work force development, integration and health information systems & referral.