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The Office of Global Health Initiatives is dedicated to advancing education, scientific discovery, service and clinical partnerships in local and global communities through interdisciplinary collaborations.

Guiding Principles for Global Health at UTHealth Houston:

  • We effectively engage in work that promotes health equity for global communities in resource-limited settings
  • We maintain a lasting impact through capacity enhancing exchanges that empower global healthcare professionals and leaders for the future
  • We promote cultural humility in our partnerships
  • We enhance healthcare locally and globally by training professionals who are motivated to address determinants of health with compassion and creativity