Emergency Medicine Team Trains Health Care Professionals in West Africa

A team from the UC Davis Health Department of Emergency Medicine is training providers in The Gambia to deliver health care using portable ultrasound equipment.

The crucial initiative aims to enhance the diagnostic capabilities of medical professionals in The Gambia and improve access to care. The training program focuses on diagnosing heart and lung conditions.

2023-24 Seed Grants for International Activities Propel Innovative Projects to Greater Heights

The ninth annual International Connections Reception, which will be hosted by Global Affairs on March 7, 2024, will bring together the UC Davis community to celebrate several award and grant programs, including the 2023-24 recipients of Global Affairs Seed Grants for International Activities. Partnering with UC Davis colleges and schools, the Office of Research and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Global Affairs provides Seed Grants

MRCG at LSHTM to Enhance Cardiac Care Through Innovative Ultrasound Training

A team from UC Davis and the University of Minnesota designed an intensive training program on Point of Care Ultrasound Echocardiography for healthcare professionals in The Gambia. UC Davis physicians involved in the program include Dr. Christine McBeth, course director, along with  Drs. Juliette Gerardo, Brent Oftedal, Yeoshina Pillay and Averyl Shindruk.

Imagination Deficit Disorder

During their Fellowship at UC Davis, Mandela Washington Fellows develop Ignite Talks, short and poignant speeches that spotlight issues facing their communities, their lives and the world. The 2023 cohort chose Faith Tokologo Mdhluli's Ignite Talk to represent them at the Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit in Washington, D.C. Here, in her own words, is Ms. Mdhluli's speech.

The 2023 UC Davis Mandela Washington Fellowship Begins

UC Davis welcomes 25 Fellows from 15 African countries for its seventh cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellowship. Fellows will participate in the Leadership in Public Management Institute at UC Davis for six weeks, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Global Affairs encourages the campus community to connect with this year’s cohort members for information exchange, collaborations and other networking now through the end of July.  

Four Faculty and Staff Honored for Global Engagement at UC Davis and Around the World

Four faculty and staff members from UC Davis are being recognized for their outstanding global engagement work with two key awards: the Chancellor’s Awards for International Engagement and the Excellence in Teaching of Study Abroad Awards. These awards recognize the outstanding work of UC Davis faculty and staff in international education, research and service. 

Humphrey Fellowship Alumnus Earns Impact Award for Education and Anti-Poaching Work

UC Davis Humphrey Fellowship alumnus Fabrice Inkonkoy (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019-20) was recently honored with a Humphrey Fellowship Program Alumni Impact Award. He is being recognized for his work in developing anti-poaching protocols in the Luki Biosphere Reserve, the home of the last population of Central African Chimpanzees, in addition to other native animals.