Center for International Health, Education, and Biosecurity (CIHEB)
The Center for International, Health, Education, and Biosecurity is an international health, education, and research center founded by the Institute of Human Virology in 2016 within the University of Maryland Baltimore’s School of Medicine. Ciheb is comprised of a network of international experts who work with local stakeholders to combat infectious and non-communicable diseases in resource-limited regions of the world. Ciheb has 13 faculty members and employs more than 850 program staff in eight countries, providing technical assistance at the facility, community, and national programming level
Ciheb’s mission is to improve the human condition globally, safeguard communities against health-related threats, and promote health equity worldwide.
They are committed to:
Supporting the development and sustainability of evidence-based and data-driven, quality health service for HIV, hepatitis, tuberculosis, malaria, emerging infectious diseases, and non-communicable diseases.
Differentiating care and placing people at the center of the design and delivery of the care continuum.
Building local capacity for effective results and sustained outcomes at the patient, community, and population levels.
Fostering global communities of practice and transnational multidisciplinary team-based solutions to existing and emerging health challenges.
Abiding by strict ethical requirements and upholding quality performance and scientific standards.
Creating continuous learning opportunities and advancing knowledge in the health sciences.See more