Nov 18, 2011

Weekly Roundup: November 18, 2011

Happy World Toilet Day! World Toilet Organization created WTD to raise global awareness of the struggle 2.6 billion face every day without access to proper, clean sanitation. Above, a photo from GlobeMed at UT-Austin’s guerrilla marketing campaign about sanitation from last year. Check out more information about World Toilet Day here.

Here’s the Weekly Roundup for this week… have a wonderful weekend!

In the network

Missed the 2011 GlobeMed Hilltop at Columbia University? GlobeMed at George Washington University and GlobeMed at University of Rochester captured highlights on their blogs.

Are all victims treated equally in American press? Check out what GlobeMed at University of Wisconsin-Madison had to say about the coverage of flooding in Cambodia.

In honor of World AIDS Day coming up, GlobeMed at UMKC put together a video to raise awareness about the disease.

On the web

What effects would federal cuts to global health programs have? Matthew Spitzer of Doctors Without Borders weighs in.

Dr. Paul Farmer writes in The Washington Post on how we can save millions of lives.

How private companies are transforming the global public health agenda in Foreign Affairs.

From us

Our November newsletter went out this week, featuring messages from speakers at the 2011 Hilltop!

By Jill Shah


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