Global Center for Applied Health Research

Globally engaged in the advancement of the wellbeing of children and youth

Social dislocation adversely affects the wellbeing of children and families around the world, which in turn affects the USA.  Institutions of higher education such as ASU are generating scientific knowledge and evidence-based solutions that can mitigate and eventually address the root causes of unfolding social and health crises.  Efficacious prevention and treatment programs, however, rarely reach the intended communities and local innovators often lack the capacity to adapt imported interventions to the local environment or sustain them over time.  Through transnational research partnerships, GCAHR serves as a bridge between ASU and universities and communities in other countries to increase their capacity to apply science-based solutions to pressing health and social problems.