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Meet our New Co-Presidents!

Meet our New Co-Presidents!

As our chapter is looking back at an amazing year and looking forward to a bolder vision for global health, our chapter transition comes as a bittersweet moment as we change positions and roles in our Executive Board. With that said, we are very excited to introduce our amazing new Co-Presidents: Yashesh Parekh and Feven Berhane! Read below to learn more about them and what they are looking…

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The following post is a piece written by our very own ghU Coordinator, Anita Vasudevan, in response… http://wp.me/s2jOR7-252

The following post is a piece written by our very own ghU Coordinator, Anita Vasudevan, in response to the growing challenge that is global health and how GlobeMed fits into the equation.  The article that inspired this view can be found here.  

“Global health can be a very perplexing conundrum to think about. The project sounds easy: equitable, reliable access to healthcare for all citizens of…

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Anita V. reflects on “The Dark Side of Global Health”

Anita V. reflects on “The Dark Side of Global Health”

Happy Friday everyone!

Last week we featured a very thoughtful article about the consequences and trite nature of global health efforts from the University level. The original article is linked here.

Our ghU Coordinator has provided a cogent, poignant reflection on the basis behind the article and her own thoughts on the subject. We want to generate some dialogue on this article, so please feel…

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Leymah Gbowee as the Honorary Keynote Speaker at the GlobeMed Summit 2013!!

A little bit about her:

Leymah Gbowee, recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, helped organize an inter-religious coalition of Christian and Muslim women called the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace movement, in which thousands of women staged pray-ins and nonviolent protests putting pressure on high-level institutions for change. This pushed Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, into exile and laid the foundation for a peaceful election of Africa’s first female head of state.

Ms. Gbowee believes wholeheartedly in the power of young people. “We go into rural communities and all we do – is create the space. When these girls sit… you unlock great leaders.” 

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