GlobeMed at UCLA

GlobeMed is a national non-profit organization comprised solely of students and recent graduates that are dedicated to improving the health of people living in poverty around the world. Since its establishment in 2006, GlobeMed has grown to include 55 chapters and over 2,000 students nationwide. Each GlobeMed chapter is partnered with a grassroots organization in a developing country, with whom they collaborate on specific projects aimed at improving the health of the community. In addition, GlobeMed is active in raising awareness of global health and social justice issues on each of the network's university campuses. We do this by implementing a global health curriculum that is taught w...
Water Access, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Project
 
The WASH Project aims to decrease the amount of time each family spends per day collecting water, increase their safety, and will promote a saving culture within the community as it will be coupled with a curriculum to teach the community members proper sanitation and hygiene practices. Access to water in the Nama sub-county is limited due to a dearth of access points to water and a maintenance problem but the WASH Project will empower the community members to take ownership of the sources. project reportread updates from the field
Sexual Health Outreach to 1000 youth in Uganda
 
The Sexual Health Education, Outreach and Intervention (EOI) project will positively impact over 1000 adolescent youth in the war-torn Nwoya District of Northern Uganda. The project includes Sexual Reproductive Health Outreaches to schools and a Sanitary Pad Distribution, which provides over 80 girls with reusable sanitary pads so that they are able to attend school consistently. These programs will provide crucial services to an area that is attempting to recover from the recent LRA conflicts project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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