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Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Improves Its Location In The Ranking Of The Best Universities In The World

July 14, 2021 - The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) has risen in the global ranking of best universities in the world by the QS World University Ranking, going from the score of 701-750 to 651-700.
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The President of UPCH, Dr. Enrique Castañeda Saldaña and the Peruvian Minister of Health, Dr. Oscar Ugarte Ubillúz

Peruvian Minister of Health, Oscar Ugarte, Visits Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH)

July 14, 2021 - The President of the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), Dr. Enrique Castañeda Saldaña, greeted the Minister of Health, Dr. Oscar Ugarte Ubillúz, at the university facilities for Ministry of Health’s supervision of the vaccination process against COVID-19, where volunteers are participating in the Sinopharm/China National Pharmaceutical Group vaccine clinical trial.
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A new cleft palate device is created in Thailand

June 16, 2021 - Over the past 20 years, Thailand has been successful in expanding oral health research capacity through a series of NIH D43 and D71 grants. As a result of this expansion, an exciting new creation has emerged from Khon Kaen University. The Nasal Creator Device has been developed for cleft lip and palate patients.
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registration table for KKU Dentist Day

Khon Kaen University holds free dental clinic on Thailand’s National Dental Health Day

June 21, 2021 - In honor of Thailand’s National Dental Day on October 21st, Khon Kaen University held a dental clinic for any Thai citizen who needed dental care.
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Past Events

Feasibility of integrating oral health in the primary care of HIV-positive pediatric patients in a low-resource setting

Fogarty Fellow: Catherine Lutalo Mwesigwa

University of Washington + Makerere University

Funded by Fogarty International Center – NIH – 2020

The Association Between Levels of Salivary Antimicrobial Peptides and the Presence of Periodontal Disease in HIV-infected Adolescents

Fogarty Fellow: Ashley Karczewski

Indiana University + University of Nairobi

Funded by Fogarty International Center – NIH – 2019

Global Oral Health Awareness Fundraiser Breakfast at UW Botanic Gardens

UW Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health

Aug 29th, 2019

Integrating oral health into the pediatric HIV care continuum: Baseline data of oral and systemic inflammation

UW Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health + UW Global Health

Awarded by SunStar Preventive Award Kick Off Clinical Trial February 2019

2017 Sunstar Preventative Dentistry Award

UW Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health

Awarded September 18, 2017

InterACTION Labs: Piloting an interdisciplinary health program with an informal settlement in the Peruvian Amazon

UW Landscape Architecture + UW Environment + UW Dentistry

Awarded by UW Population Health Initiative 2017

6th International Workshop on Clinical Research Methods in Oral Health

Chiang Rai, Thailand

Funded by Fogarty International Center – NIH – 2016

Calibration on Pediatric Oral Manifestations of HIV in Kenya

University of Nairobi – University of Washington

Awarded by Global Innovation Fund – 2015