News from the Columbia Climate School

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  • CGHED’s Patricia Mechael featured on PBS NewsHour

    With the surge of cell phone technology in developing countries and the increased use of mobile phones for banking, the global health field is finding new ways to capitalize on these converging sectors to benefit the health of the poor. PBS NewsHour released a piece last week highlighting the opportunity and describing how mobile baking…

  • EI Exhibits Wares at mHealth Summit in Washington

    EI Exhibits Wares at mHealth Summit in Washington

    From November 8-10, more than 2000 attendees will come together at the 2010 mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C. to explore the many ways in which mobile technology is being leveraged to improve the health and well-being of millions of people through the world. Over 175 experts and leaders are scheduled to speak, with special Keynote…

  • Collaborating with Students from the Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Collaborating with Students from the Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Last week, the Earth Institute hosted a group of thirty-five students from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to discuss topics ranging from reproductive health concerns in Chad to the use of mobile technology for health services in the Millennium Villages Project. Led by experts from the Earth Institute’s Center for Global Health and…

  • CGHED’s Patricia Mechael featured on PBS NewsHour

    With the surge of cell phone technology in developing countries and the increased use of mobile phones for banking, the global health field is finding new ways to capitalize on these converging sectors to benefit the health of the poor. PBS NewsHour released a piece last week highlighting the opportunity and describing how mobile baking…

  • EI Exhibits Wares at mHealth Summit in Washington

    EI Exhibits Wares at mHealth Summit in Washington

    From November 8-10, more than 2000 attendees will come together at the 2010 mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C. to explore the many ways in which mobile technology is being leveraged to improve the health and well-being of millions of people through the world. Over 175 experts and leaders are scheduled to speak, with special Keynote…

  • Collaborating with Students from the Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Collaborating with Students from the Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Last week, the Earth Institute hosted a group of thirty-five students from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to discuss topics ranging from reproductive health concerns in Chad to the use of mobile technology for health services in the Millennium Villages Project. Led by experts from the Earth Institute’s Center for Global Health and…