Partnerships & Collaborations

Why 2024 Could Be a Huge Year for the SDGs in the U.S.

UC Davis was featured in a United Nations Foundation article regarding the growing movement to harness the potential of the Sustainable Development Goals. Director of U.S. SDG Policy Planning Caroline Kleinfox addresses the unifying nature of the global plan and how UC Davis plays its part. Read an excerpt of the article below and follow the link to read the original article. 

Emergency Medicine Team Trains Health Care Professionals in West Africa

A team from the UC Davis Health Department of Emergency Medicine is training providers in The Gambia to deliver health care using portable ultrasound equipment.

The crucial initiative aims to enhance the diagnostic capabilities of medical professionals in The Gambia and improve access to care. The training program focuses on diagnosing heart and lung conditions.

Coffee Across Borders

ECH 1 — "The Design of Coffee" may be one of the most popular electives on the UC Davis campus, but it has also gained popularity at Osaka University. Tonya Kuhl, chair of the UC Davis Department of Chemical Engineering and co-director of the Coffee Center research facility, has taught the class as a three-week intensive international exchange subject at the Japan-based college.

MRCG at LSHTM to Enhance Cardiac Care Through Innovative Ultrasound Training

A team from UC Davis and the University of Minnesota designed an intensive training program on Point of Care Ultrasound Echocardiography for healthcare professionals in The Gambia. UC Davis physicians involved in the program include Dr. Christine McBeth, course director, along with  Drs. Juliette Gerardo, Brent Oftedal, Yeoshina Pillay and Averyl Shindruk.

Professor Travis Lybbert Appointed Chair of the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment for the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

Professor Travis Lybbert in the UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics was recently appointed as chair of the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) for the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), a global partnership that unites international research organizations to enhance food, land and water systems.