The Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht – Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care 

The Global Health activities of UMC Utrecht aim to promote health and health equity worldwide.

They do this through research and education on six themes:

– Cardiovascular disease

-Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics

-Infectious Diseases


-Ethics and Justice in Global Health Research

-Planetary health and exposome research

The research and education of UMC Utrecht Global Health takes place worldwide with projects in:

-sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Nigeria, Uganda

-South America and the Caribbean, including Suriname, Netherlands Antilles, Argentina

-Asia, including Indonesia, Bangladesh, Cambodia

In all projects they work with local partners. Research capacity strengthening is an important pillar to this work.

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