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Pulte Institute to Help USAID Assess Low-Cost Private Schools in Northern Ghana

Pulte Institute to Help USAID Assess Low-Cost Private Schools in Northern Ghana

Over the next month, the Pulte Institute for Global Development within the Keough School of Global Affairs, and its partners will be working on an assessment looking at the market share, key characteristics, sustainability, quality, and accessibility of Low-Cost Private Schools (LCPS) in northern Ghana. This assessment is supported through the Institute’s USAID-funded Supporting Holistic & Actionable Research in Education

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Pulte Institute to host Mandela Washington Fellowship with new format

Pulte Institute to host Mandela Washington Fellowship with new format

The Pulte Institute for Global Development, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, is proud to announce its selection as an Institute Partner for the 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning June 21, the University of Notre Dame will virtually engage 25 of Africa's bright, emerging business leaders for a six-week Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

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Community health workers are heroes, too

Community health workers are heroes, too

A recent article for BRAC USA, co-authored by Ray Offenheiser, William J. Pulte Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, discusses the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic and the need to address community health workers on the front lines as heroes.…

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A Remembrance of Paul Farmer

A Remembrance of Paul Farmer

"The essence of global health equity is the idea that something so precious as health might be viewed as a right." — Dr. Paul Farmer

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The world who knew Paul Farmer through his work, his writing, and Partners in Health, the organization he created, have been mourning the news of his loss over the past week.  He was of course a doctor but he was also an anthropologist and ethicist.  As a doctor, he wanted to heal but he wanted to do so smartly and sustainably. As an anthropologist, he wanted to understand the historical, economic, political and cultural context of disease.  And as an applied ethicist, he wanted to understand why preventable disease was allowed to ravage communities of the poor.  For him medicine was a moral calling that moved him to seek out the most morally compelling health challenges in the most difficult contexts. …

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Immigrant Doctors Worry About Families Back Home With Little Vaccine Access

Immigrant Doctors Worry About Families Back Home With Little Vaccine Access

In a recent WFYI Indianapolis interview, Paul Perrinevidence and learning director at the Pulte Institute for Global Development, offers insight regarding the global disparity in access to the COVID-19 vaccine. 

"Where do you administer these vaccines? Is it in the health system? Well, what if they're people in remote areas? How do they present to the health system? And so it's not just as simple as saying, we're going to send vials overseas, and people will be vaccinated. There’s a whole series of steps that need to happen.”…

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University of Notre Dame Selects EdTech Innovator Everspring to Build Professional Development Courses

University of Notre Dame Selects EdTech Innovator Everspring to Build Professional Development Courses

Everspring Inc., a leading provider of education technology and services to universities seeking to build or expand their online capabilities, has announced a partnership with the University of Notre Dame to build a series of professional education courses for the Pulte Institute for Global Development, part of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs

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