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...

Bosco, the Secretary of Palema Youth Group

Bosco, the Secretary of Palema Youth Group
Bosco is the Secretary of his youth group's Village Savings and Loans Association. Being one of the most dedicated members, he plays cards at the market with his peers while teaching them about health (view small | med | large | orig)

GROW interns with the Palema Youth Group

GROW interns with the Palema Youth Group
Our project engages men as partners. This primarily happens through the formation of youth groups that do outreach in their villages, focusing on HIV prevention and reproductive health. (view small | med | large | orig)

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)

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