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Feb 24, 2012
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Weekly Roundup: February 24, 2012

Happy World Day of Social Justice Week everyone! We’re so excited about the teach-ins that have been going on around the network this week, in addition to many other social justice themed events. Browse quotes from around the network on our WDSJ tumblr, and don’t forget to upload your own media as well! Have a lovely weekend!

IN THE NETWORK

UT Austin’s newspaper reports on GlobeMed at UT Austin’s celebration of World Day of Social Justice 2012 (pictured above).

GlobeMed at Brown put together a four part mini-series on global health discourse and its meaning to university students.

GlobeMed at Dartmouth recently hosted an amazing benefit dinner for their partner, Kachin Women’s Association Thailand.

GlobeMed at Middlebury students help institute a new Global Health Minor at their school.

Check out GlobeMed at CU Boulder’s article on the reduction in poverty in Rwanda in the last few years.

ON THE WEB

Read UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon’s message for World Day of Social Justice 2012.

Kenyans to have greater say in health care services through online platform launched last week.

Despite Latin America’s recent rise in GDP and decrease in poverty rates, endemic violence stalls the region’s progress.

The Happy Secret to better work by Shawn Achor. Find out what it is here!

FROM US

To upload pictures, videos, quotes, and all other media around World Day of Social Justice, check out the WDSJ 2012 tumblr!

If you haven’t already, check out this week’s GlobeMed Current!

 

If you have any questions, comments, or requests for the Weekly Roundup, send them to communications@globemed.org.

WEEKLY ROUNDUP

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