The Scientific Research Center Suriname of the Academic Hospital Paramaribo, recently received the GEOHealthHub Award from the American National Institute of Health (NIH). The NIH seeks global alliances (GeoHealth Hub's) set up between American Universities and Colleges/Institutes of developing countries.
In this case a combined research and training project was awarded to the Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (CCREOH)
CCREOH is a collaboration between the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana - represented by by Prof. Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname (AdeKUS) - represented by prof. dr. Dennis Mans, and the Scientific Research Center Suriname (SRCS) of the Academic Hospital Paramaribo - represented by Dr. Wilco Zijlmans
Only 7 GeoHealthHub awards were awarded worldwide, of which CCREOH was the only hub in the Caribbean.
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