Co-Founder Reflects on GlobeMed Beginnings

Co-Founder Reflects on GlobeMed Beginnings

By Alissa Zhu With more than 50 chapters spread across colleges and universities across North America, it’s hard to imagine less than a decade ago, GlobeMed was only an idea in Victor Roy’s head. GlobeMed co-founder Victor Roy Skyped in from the United Kingdom Sunday...
Learning from the Girls of Uganda

Learning from the Girls of Uganda

By Amanda Blazek This past summer Neha, Rafa, and I comprised our GROW team. Every summer, the GROW team travels to the site of GlobeMed’s partner organization – the Adonai Child Development Centre in Namugoga, Uganda – to assess the status of previous fundraising...
Health Briefing: Uganda

Health Briefing: Uganda

By Michael Zingman Key Statistics and Health Indicators: Sources: WHO Uganda Statistics Summary, UNICEF Uganda Statistics, and MIT Global Health Uganda Country Briefing – Health Total Population – ~36,346,000 Median Age – 15.7 years Population Living...
Member Spotlight: Tiana Hickey

Member Spotlight: Tiana Hickey

By Gordon Younkin Hometown: Chicago, IL Major: Cognitive Science Minor: Global Health Studies Siblings: Two sisters, who are 12 and 19, and one brother, who is 11. Favorite food: “PIZZA! I love pizza so much it’s only a tad bit ridiculous.” Favorite place she’s ever...
Adonai Teacher Spotlight: Lukwago Gideon

Adonai Teacher Spotlight: Lukwago Gideon

Gideon is a teacher at Adonai. He is the assistant head of the childcare department. Gideon welcomed the 2013 GROW Team to the Adonai center on their second day in Uganda by leading student skits, dances, and other musical performances. He served as the GROW...