This section presents our research in the field.


Yarmoshuk AN, Guantai AN, Mwangu M, Cole DC, Zarowsky C. (2018). What Makes International Global Health University Partnerships Higher-Value? An Examination of Partnership Types and Activities Favoured at Four East African Universities. Annals of Global Health. 84 (1):139–50. DOI:

Yarmoshuk, A. N., Guantai, A. N., Mwangu, M., Cole, D. C., & Zarowsky, C. (2016). Mapping International University Partnerships Identified by East African Universities as Strengthening Their Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health Programs. Annals of Global Health, 82(5), 665-677.e662, doi:

Yarmoshuk, A, Zarowsky, C, Fitzgerald, N. Cole. D. (2012). Mapping of Health Professional Programs in subSaharan Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: University of the Western Cape: HRCS learning about research capacity strengthening series.

Conference Presentations

Assessing and improving reciprocity in international interuniversity global health partnerships: lessons learned from 125 partnerships of four East African universities.  Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, Dublin, Ireland, 13-17 November 2017.  (Poster)

Assessing Reciprocity in Global Academic Partnerships in an Era of Growing Inequality. NAFSA Global Learning Colloquium on Assessment
Best Practices and Strategies for Assessing Global Learning, 69th Annual Conference & Expo, Los Angeles, USA, 31 May 2017. (Oral)

Resilient and responsive Global Health partnerships of East African universities in a changing world. Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research – HSR2016, Vancouver, Canada, 14 to 18 November 2016. (Oral)

Reciprocity in Global Health university-to-university partnerships. 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, Montreal, Canada, 5-7 November 2015. (Oral)

Maximising the potential of international university partnerships for building the capacity of medicine, nursing and public health programmes: a study of 127 partnerships with four universities in Kenya and Tanzania. The Network Towards Unity for Network – 2015, Gauteng, South Africa, 12-16 September 2015. (Oral )

What Kenyan and Tanzanian Universities find Most Valuable from International Partnerships for Increasing Health Research and HR Capacity? Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Cape Town, South Africa, 30 September to 3 October 2014. (Poster)

The role of international partnerships in building the capacity of health professional programs in Kenyan and Tanzanian universities. Fifth Annual CUGH Conference, Washington, DC, USA. 10-12 May 2014. (Poster)

Health Professional Programs in sub-Saharan Africa mapped by Population, Burden of Disease and Economic/Development Indicators. Global Health Conference, Montreal, Canada, 13–15 November, 2011. (Poster)