KU’s World Health Organization Collaborating Centre worked with partners at the WHO Regional Office for Africa to monitor and evaluate the COVID-19 response with partners in African countries. The KU Center team, led by senior advisor Stephen Fawcett and doctoral student Ruaa Hassaballa, were co-authors of the recently published “Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation of the COVID-19 Response in the Africa Region” in the journal Health Promotion Practice.
KU’s World Health Organization Collaborating Centre worked with partners at the WHO Regional Office for Africa to monitor and evaluate the COVID-19 response with partners in African countries.
A grant to KU is funding a new research center that will further youth violence prevention efforts in Kansas City "A school program funded through a federal grant to KU has helped encourage Harris in his drive to help others.
Congratulations to our Center colleague Josh Harsin, mentored by
"ThrYve, a local group in partnership with the University of Kansas Health System, says they are working to prevent violent crime among youth.
According to the Wyandotte County Health Department, homicide is the number one cause of death for people ages 15 to 44 in Wyandotte. The county sees more violence in general, and among its youth, than neighboring counties across Kansas.
CDC-Funded Research Project at KU to Evaluate Initiatives to Reduce Youth Violence in Kansas City Metro Area
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has awarded the University of Kansas a grant to establish one of only five federally funded national centers of excellence on youth violence prevention.
Homicide is the leading cause of death for African American youth in the United States. Colleagues with the Center for Community Health and Development in partnership with other academic and community partners are working to change it.
Dr. Jennifer A. Lawlor has been selected to a prestigious program that recognizes 10 young leaders across the country every year. She was named a member of the Ten Outstanding Young Americans (TOYA) Class of 2022.
CCHD alum and longtime friend Ithar Hassaballa, Boston Congress of Public Health in 40 under 40 Winner, recently featured in the NYC Daily Post.
Congratulations to alum and longtime CCHD friend Ithar Hassaballa, MPH, Ph.D., Boston Congress of Public Health in 40 under 40 Winner, recently featured in the NYC Daily Post.
KU Graduate and Former Center Colleague Chuck Sepers Speaks about Serving as Appleton, Wisconsin's New Health Officer During the Pandemic
When the city council voted in January to hire Chuck Sepers as Appleton's new health officer, the city was experiencing its worst COVID-19 surge yet.