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Boston University begins $10 million global health effort

Boston Globe, September 14, 2009
Boston University is launching a major global health initiative, investing $10 million to bolster research and education, and helping to build a nationwide consortium of universities devoted to improving health in the Third World. The new Center for Global Health and Development will connect specialists from BU's medical and public health schools with engineers, social workers, and educators on the main campus to grapple with diseases that cause millions of deaths each year in the developing world.