Massachusetts General Hospital’s reach extends around the world, where diseases like cancer take a devastating toll. And with cancer mortality rates expected to double by 2030, our work to enhance cancer care in Botswana is critical.
Renowned for the care they provide in Boston, MGH emergency medicine experts also aim to improve care for the critically ill and injured around the world.
MGH anesthesiologist Lena Dohlman, MD, launched a successful global anesthesia teaching program born of three decades of humanitarian experience delivering pain relief to underserved areas.
Through their global health efforts in Uganda, Mass General clinicians and researchers are helping to improve health care and conduct pioneering research.
Paul Firth, MD, of Mass General wants to continue improving patient care at a Ugandan hospital by keeping a lifesaving surgical database up and running.
Richard and Lisa Witten’s generous support of an initiative of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard is advancing HIV vaccine research and giving women career and educational opportunities in South Africa.
Ragon Institute researchers are studying HIV in women in South Africa through the FRESH study, which links its female participants to educational and career opportunities.
As concerns grow about a potential Ebola outbreak in the U.S., Massachusetts General Hospital has safety procedures in place should an infected person arrive at the hospital. NECN’s Justin Michaels goes behind the scenes during an infectious disease drill with Jeff […]
Mass General’s Division of Global Psychiatry helps countries with few psychiatrists treat mental illness and better meet related needs of their citizens.
Overcrowded maternity wards and a lack of specialized training put women’s health and infants in jeopardy in Uganda where MGH doctors are helping to train more medical interns in obstetrics.