GlobeMed at Columbia University

GlobeMed aims to strengthen the movement for global health equity by empowering students and communities to work together to improve the health of people living in poverty around the world. GlobeMed is an international community of students and grassroots organizations who form long-term partnerships, the heart of GlobeMed's model. Together, the chapter and partner organization implement specific health and development projects, communicating on every aspect from initial design to monitoring and evaluation. In just four years, GlobeMed established chapters at 46 universities across the United States, inspiring thousands of students to become lifelong advocates for global health equity. We co...

GROW interns with GWED-G staff

GROW interns with GWED-G staff
In Summer 2012, 5 members from GlobeMed at Columbia's chapter traveled to Gulu, Uganda to intern at GWED-G. Here they are pictured with GWED-G staff in front of the office in Gulu town. (view small | med | large | orig)

Beatrice counsels teenagers about HIV testing

Beatrice counsels teenagers about HIV testing
Beatrice, a community health worker (CHW) and the chairperson of her CHW team, counsels teenagers about HIV testing at a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in rural Otici parish. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tycoon conducts health education at a rural clinic

Tycoon conducts health education at a rural clinic
Tycoon, a Project Assistant at GWED-G, accompanied health workers and other staff to a voluntary counseling and testing event. He educates schoolchildren about reproductive health and HIV prevention (view small | med | large | orig)

Denis teaches GROW interns about rapid HIV testing

Denis teaches GROW interns about rapid HIV testing
Four GROW interns listen to Denis, a laboratory technician from a local health center, teach them about the three different HIV tests that they use at GWED-G's voluntary counseling and testing events (view small | med | large | orig)

HIV counseling and testing in rural villages

HIV counseling and testing in rural villages
Photo from Progress Report 'Help GlobeMed at Columbia win $10,000!' (view small | med | large | orig)
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