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GAIC Releases 2022 Annual Report

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May 5, 2022

The Globalization, Accessibility, Innovation, and Care (GAIC) Network has released its 2022 Annual Report. The report showcases how the network has grown into an international, interdisciplinary academic network through the studying of changes in society, access to health care, and global changes in demographics and technology. “GAIC links inquiry of digital innovation, health and humanities, social sciences, and cultural studies. By investigating extraordinary phenomena in different places, a comparative and critical perspective with regards to findings is encouraged“, said LUMC Prof. Dr. Mirjam van Reisen, Coordinator GAIC.

Read the full article and download the report here.

Prof. Mirjam van Reisen is one of the experts contributing to the Global Impact in Health Symposium May 30th. Check out the details here.


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Join the LUMC Global Impact in Health Symposium May 30th

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