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AUB: Joins Four International Universities in Pioneering Initiative Led by Iowa on Global Health Equity

The American University of Beirut (AUB) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) Graduate Public Health Program, represented by Dr. Sawsan Abdulrahim and Dr. Maia Sieverding, is one of four international universities participating in a pioneering initiative on global health equity led by the University of Iowa (UI) College of Public Health.

Over 14 weeks, professors at UI, AUB, University of Victoria, and Universidad San Francisco de Quito are collaborating on offering an online course in which students explore the concepts of equity and the role and impacts of countries on it. The course aims at better understanding the means and steps needed to reduce disparities and advocate for change at the local and international levels.

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