Rwanda and the importance of preventative care

We here at GlobeMed adore Paul Farmer and his work as a medical anthropologist and a physician.  When Dr. Farmer talks, we listen.  And recently, as GlobeMed alum Neal Emery writes, he’s been pushing Rwanda’s dramatic healthcare overhaul as one of the brightest global...

World Day of Social Justice!!

World Day of Social Justice is here!  Take a look at what GlobeMed chapters from across the country are doing to celebrate and raise awareness about social justice issues around the globe.  Take a look at our Facebook page for photos of students saying what they...

World Day of Social Justice Ponderings

  “Injustice anywhere is a threat to injustice everywhere” -Martin Luther King, Jr.   World Day of Social Justice is tomorrow, the perfect time to reflect on the blessings we all have and the opportunities available for us to continue to positively impact the world...

World Day of Social Justice is next week!

February 20, exactly a week from today, is World Day of Social Justice.  We encourage you to check this link out to learn more, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.   The question we are encouraging you to think about is, “What do all people...

Living Longer versus Living Healthier

Global health is an inherently interdisciplinary field, and those studying trends in health around the world can only gain insight if they are looking into more than just the raw numbers, more than just the biological science of disease and illness.  It involves...