Global Initiatives

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Liberia Health Workforce Program
Principal investigatorRobin Toft Klar
Funding Period
Specialties Nursing workforce

In planning stage to respond to anticipated RFP for this large-scale HRH program in Liberia, funded by the World Bank

Mobilizing Maternal Health

A multi-donor, multi-partner initiative to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. NYU Meyers Global Initiatives is providing technical assistance at two rural hospitals in Tanzania to establish clinical mentorship and supportive supervision training programs for nurse-midwives.

Rwanda Human Resources for Health
Principal investigatorDeborah A Chyun

We provide international faculty expertise to further the development of nursing faculty and prepare Rwandan nurses/midwives to address issues including emerging infectious diseases, chronic illnesses, and maternal-child health.

Ghana PA Curriculum Development
Principal investigatorRobin Toft Klar

Development of an eLearning Physician Assistant curriculum for use at the university level in Ghana

Global Oral Health Nursing Scholar
Principal investigatorRobin Toft Klar

One nurse from Tanzania (Masunga Iseselo) was chosen to come to NYU as a visiting scholar to adapt the Smiles for Life curriculum for nurses in Tanzania. He is now working to implement a pilot program in two regions of Tanzania to train nurses in the oral health curriculum.

Implementation of a Sexual Health Intervention for YMSM in two Vietnamese Cities
Principal investigatorLloyd A Goldsamt

Implementing and evaluating a Sexual Health Promotion intervention that engages young male sex workers in care, including testing and treatment for STIs, testing and referral for HIV, and vaccination for HBV.

Ghana Nurse Leaders
Principal investigatorRobin Toft Klar
Funding Period
Specialties Nursing education, Nursing workforce

Executive education program in leadership development for nurse managers in Ghana that seeks to improve participants’ abilities to lead change and improve nursing practice in the Ghana Health Service.

Implementing Tobacco Use Treatment
Principal investigatorNancy L Van Devanter

Implementing tobacco use treatment guidelines in public health clinics in Vietnam