Ask, don’t tell, for better HIV care
Dr. Richard Lester with an op-ed on how best to communicate to HIV patients using mobile devices.
Nov 6, 2013 - by Dr. Richard Lester
Teacher ed comes to the world’s largest refugee camp
The University of British Columbia will soon be offering teacher education programs in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, through a partnership that will increase access to education for resident children and youth.
Apr 4, 2013
Funding for neglected global diseases research at UBC exceeds $20M
Researchers with the Neglected Global Diseases Initiative (NGDI) at the University of British Columbia have attracted more than $20 million in funding to find ways to eliminate diseases and conditions that kill millions of people in developing countries worldwide.
Sep 10, 2012
Text messaging improves health of Kenyans with HIV: UBC researcher
A simple “how are you” delivered weekly through cell phone text messaging (SMS) increases the likelihood that Kenyans with HIV will stay healthy and follow their medication regimen, while reducing the spread of the disease, according to a new study led by a University of British Columbia researcher.
Nov 9, 2010