Center for International Health
The Center for International Health is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve global health through international health partnerships that offer training, consultation, technical assistance, material resources and health systems development techniques to strengthen the clinical, technical and management capabilities of health professionals worldwide.
As a consortium comprising Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital, the Medical College of Wisconsin, the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Marquette University, the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, GE Healthcare and Milwaukee County, the Center is able to combine the extensive resources of these prominent and cutting-edge academic and medical institutions to provide health education and training services of a depth and efficiency not commonly found in international health care.
Over the past 25 years, the consortium has engaged in health education and training services for thousands of physicians, nurses and other health professionals. Through the involvement of local and international non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations and government agencies, numerous partnerships have been developed to meet specific health care needs in more than 45 emerging and developing countries.
- Primary health care development.
- Emergency medical system development.
- Maternal and child health.
- Women's health issues.
- Nutritional services.
- Mental health and substance abuse.
- Oral health and dental disease prevention programs.
- Physician specialty and subspecialty training.
- Nurse training and management.
- Hospital and health policy administration.
- HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness projects.
- Disease control and prevention.
- Tuberculosis programs.
Support for the Center is raised through public and private funding sources as well as consortium member contributions. You can help support the Center by donating online or through the Children's Hospital and Health System Foundation.
For more information about the Center, call (414) 257-6442 or e-mail email@example.com.