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Jun 11, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Hannah Chen, Emory University

Today, we are proud to introduce to you Hannah Chen from Emory University! As a rising sophomore, she is studying Chemistry, Global Health, and Economics. To hear more about Hannah’s incredible experiences, take a look at this excerpt from her stellar application:

“Inspired by the inequity of my luxurious American lifestyle versus the harsh lifestyle of those in underprivileged countries, I founded a new […]

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Jun 10, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Andrew Zureick, Dartmouth

Next to our list of founders is Andrew Zureick, a rising junior at Dartmouth who is studying Chemistry, Music, and Physics. To learn more about Andrew’s dedication not only to global health but to music, read this excerpt from his outstanding application:

“Without a doubt, Picasso was one of the greatest artists in history.  His amazing feats have impacted my work in another area […]

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Jun 8, 2011

15 Founders in 15 Days – Andre Scarlato, Bethel University

We are thrilled to have Andre Scarlato as one of the new chapter founders! He is a rising sophomore at Bethel University and planning on majoring in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and Spanish. To get to know a little bit more about Andre, here is an awesome excerpt from his application:

“My senior year in high school, I was elected President of Student Council. While I […]

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Jun 5, 2011

GlobeMed Co-Founder, Peter Luckow and Dr. Raj Panjabi of Tiyatien Health, win Echoing Green

Huge congratulations to GlobeMed Co-Founder, Peter Luckow and Dr. Raj Panjabi of Tiyatien Health for winning the prestigious Echoing Green Fellowship!

This very well deserved award serves as a validation of their ongoing efforts to build a community health workforce to provide comprehensive primary care and advance justice in health in rural Liberia. Tiyatien Health is partnered with GlobeMed at the University of Michigan where they […]

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Jun 1, 2011

Sid Singh – Social Media Ambassador at the 2011 GBC Conference

As Victor and Tracy have already mentioned, on Wednesday morning, I will join more than 1,000 business executives, government officials, and professionals in the global health and non-profit fields at the opening sessions of the 2011 Global Business Coalition Conference as a Global Health Ambassador. Together, conference attendees hope to delve into a question that GlobeMed has also sought to answer: what is, truly, the responsibility of […]

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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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