Where We Work


The Global Health Center of Central Asia has been working in Kazakhstan for over ten years with a multi-disciplinary team of faculty, scientists, researchers, and students.  Advancing solutions to health and social issues, including overlapping risk environments of HCV, TB and MDR-TB in Kazakhstan among general population and particularly among migrant workers.  Research and advocacy projects currently focus on generating evidenced-based research for overdose prevention include advancing use of peer-distributed Naloxone.  Another ongoing area of research and training is HIV prevention among those at high-risk for infection including injection drug users and sex workers.  For more information on our work in Kazakhstan click here


The Social Intervention Group is currently in the preliminary stages of research exploring the High levels of HIV for fishermen in Malaysia  than that of the general population, to date, this research will be the first of its kind to examine the HIV risk behaviors among this population and the forces that may be driving the HIV epidemic among fisherman in Malaysia. Factors that are being considered are drug use prevalence



GHRCCA projects in Mongolia have focused on development and testing of HIV prevention interventions for women are engaged in survival sex, for testing combination HIV prevention and microfinance interventions for women and testing interventions for reducing risk for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among factory workers in Ulaanbaatar. For more information click here