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25 Years in Global Health

Texas Children’s Hospital International Colloquium (March 9-11, 2015) will celebrate 25 Years in Global Health with a new and expanded interactive program

Ebola Outbreak

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to monitor the 2014 Ebola outbreak. This is the largest Ebola outbreak to date, and it currently affects multiple countries in West Africa. A strategic response to combat the outbreak was proposed by the White House. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers regular Outbreak Updates and an Outbreak Distribution Map. The World Health Organization has declared this a public health emergency of international concern and provides Global Alert and Response details. For complete list of resources visit Children and Disasters Web page.

What's New


Dr. Lou Cooper Fights Rubella

In the early 1960's in New York City, Dr. Louis Cooper began to see babies who were deaf, blind, and had heart problems. The cause - the rubella virus.

Click here to learn more about CDC’s partnership with the Measles & Rubella Initiative which is protecting more kids than ever before.

Online Pediatrics in Disasters Course by the Center for Global Health at the Colorado School of Public Health

The Pediatrics in Disaster training program trains health care providers to prioritize life-saving care for children in disasters. This virtual calssroom environment encourages you to engage with video lecture, PowerPoint handouts, video tutorials for problem based exercises, and iteractive problem-based exercises. Click here to register for the course. The entire course, English or Spanish, is free!