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Jun 1, 2011

NOW: GlobeMedders cover the Global Business Coalition’s conference as Social Media Ambassadors

This morning, the Global Business Coalition for TB, AIDS, and Malaria conference kicked off in NYC. The conference gathers leaders from across the world to discuss how business can drive change in global health.

GlobeMed’s very own Victor Roy, Sid Singh, and Tracy Fuad are in full force as three selected “Social Media Ambassadors” connecting the conference to the blogo & tweetosphere. Over the next two […]

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Jun 1, 2011

Teaming up with MTV to fight HIV/AIDS: Engaging the private sector in the movement for global health

Shuga Episode 3 from MTV Staying Alive on Vimeo.

How can the public and private sectors work together to create an HIV-free generation in Kenya? MTV Staying Alive has produced a pretty compelling answer: a steamy, alluring television series called Shuga that raises HIV awareness in an effort to change behavior of youth in the the worst-affected African countries. Watch it here. Then imagine watching […]

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May 31, 2011

Tracy Fuad – Social Media Ambassador at the GBC Conference

On June 1st and 2nd leaders in business and global health will convene in New York for a conference on health and corporate social responsibility. Along with several others from GlobeMed, I will be attending the conference and helping to amplify the conversation surrounding it. (That means filling my twitter feed with commentary and questions addressing the speakers and panelists I’ll be seeing: tune it at @tracyfuad). […]

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May 31, 2011

Victor Roy – Social Media Ambassador at the 2011 GBC Conference

Reposted from Victor’s blog.

Along with a few of my peers, I’ll be covering the GBC’s 10th anniversary meeting in NYC! Here’s a quick preview of a few themes to watch out for, as leaders from government, non-profits, and business come together to examine their engagement in global health:

1) The shift towards a broader approach to health, away from a disease-specific focus: After a decade that […]

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May 27, 2011

3 Awesome GlobeMed Things: Week of May 23rd

1. GlobeMed Network fundraising reaches $200,000: It’s official, folks. As of this week, our network of 32 chapters has raised over 200k for our partner organizations around the world. From supporting community health worker trainings to the installation of latrines to solar energy for maternal health clinics, our projects are improving the health of people living in poverty. To learn more about our partners and projects, check […]

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May 27, 2011

PSFP Reflections pt. 2: The Khmer Rouge, Growing Inequality, and Youth Activists

Hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend! Here is pt. 2 of this month’s Partner Search Fellow Program update. Don’t know what PSFP is? Want to know what the Evan’s Big Ideas #1 and #2 were? Click here to read pt. 1 and find out! And remember, you can find more brilliant observations, photos, and videos on the PSFP Blog.

The Big Ideas So […]

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May 25, 2011

Reflections from the 2011 GlobeMed Global Health Summit

There is no equity without solidarity, no justice without a social movement. Globalize the notion of basic human dignity. These were the charges Dr. Joia Mukherjee, Asociate Professor at Harvard Medical School’s division of Global Health Equity at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, bestowed upon the 250+ students at GlobeMed’s Global Health Summit in her Keynote Address. Students from 32 universities across the country converged […]

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May 22, 2011

The Lawrentian

GlobeMed moves forward after a successful first year //

GlobeMed is a campus organization in its infancy. The group, founded only this past fall, “partners university students with grassroots organizations around the world to improve the health of the impoverished,” said founder of Lawrence’s GlobeMed chapter Beth Larsen. The focus on global health problems leads to a few misconceptions that students have about the organization.

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May 20, 2011

3 Awesome GlobeMed Things: Week of May 16th

1. GlobeMed kicks off 2011 GROW Internships

This year, students from 22 GlobeMed Chapters will participate in GROW (GrassRoots On-site Work) internships on-site with their partner organizations. Through GROW internships, students will make a positive impact in their partner community, participate in a transformative learning experience, and strengthen their relationship with their partner.

Learn about GlobeMed at UMich’s work with Tiyatien Health in Zwedru, […]

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May 11, 2011

Join GlobeMed at the 38th Annual International Conference on Global Health

Hey Network,

Some exciting news from our friends at the Global Health Council! The GHC is hosting its 38th Annual International Conference on Global Health, “Securing a Healthier Future in a Changing World,” June 13 – 17, in Washington, D.C. GlobeMed National Office staff will be at the conference throughout the week, staffing a booth and working with the GHC and other youth-focused organizations to […]

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