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Global Health Institute at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst

The Global Health Institute at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst engages in international partnerships, research, and educational activities that facilitate the exchange of best practices and innovative solutions around the world’s most critical health issues.

Who We Are

Based in one of the world’s most culturally diverse communities, the Global Health Institute at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst is committed to identifying and fostering a deeper understanding of the factors that influence global health trends. The Institute develops and leverages its robust relationships with local and international partners to:

  • Raise awareness of global health issues and issues related to health care disparities
  • Incubate and support academic research projects that generate innovative treatment protocols for global health conditions
  • Increase access to pertinent health services for Elmhurst’s patient population


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What We Do

Through collaborative research and education activities, the Global Health Institute creates opportunities for U.S. health care providers to share best practices with international colleagues and develop more effective responses to global health and disease trends.

From HIV/AIDS to diabetes, we engage in international research projects on the effects of both chronic and infectious diseases on underserved communities and the innovative approaches that can improve care delivery across the world.

We also organize and sponsor health summits, conferences, speaking engagements, and community events designed to raise awareness around today’s global health issues.

Where We Work

Our established partnerships include:

  • Debre Berhan Referral Hospital, Ethiopia
  • Orenburg AIDS Center, Russia

The Institute is in the process of exploring collaborations with partners in South Asia, East Asia, and Latin America.

Contact Us

For more information about the Global Health Institute, send us an email at or call 718-334-3446.


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