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The Office of International Affairs (OIA) has transitioned to providing services to international students via email and phone. These changes are based on university requirements that faculty and staff telecommute and only critical services be maintained on campus.

Immigration coordinators will be available by email (preferred) and phone Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to advise and respond to international students’ questions via email and phone through March 31.

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With the focus on improving neonatal survival by building healthcare capacity, Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center has saved an estimated 225,720 newborns in Haiti, Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania through its Neonatal Survival Program.

The program was founded in 2013 with a $2.5 million donation from Greif, Inc., through its Greif Packaging Charitable Trust, and is led by Diane Gorgas, MD, executive director of the Wexner’s Office of Global Health. By partnering with established in-country institutions to better identify community needs, Gorgas and her team have developed culturally sensitive and focused training programs that have helped recruit community healthcare workers.

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