Author: Guest Bloggers

Emory Adventure: Finding Global Health Solutions for Central America

By guest blogger Eleanor Burgess Few settings are more suited for developing Global Health solutions than Emory University, and the Northwestern team made the most of our experience there at the 2015 International Global Health Case Competition. The cherry trees were in full bloom, and petals fell softly through the air as all 24 teams

Equipping Dominican HIV providers with the tools for best patient care

Guest post by Dr. Ramona Bhatia, Clinical Research Associate, Center for Global Health, and Instructor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine Physicians such as myself practicing in high-income countries are privileged to utilize the latest medical technologies for patient care. In the majority of healthcare settings globally, however, even the most basic medical supplies, such

Youth have the power to shape the next era of global health and development

by Amee Amin – Anthropology, Global Health Studies, WCAS 2014 A few weeks back I attended MIT’s Grassroots Initiatives for Global Health Conference, and I was very grateful to share some lessons on global health advocacy as a speaker during their break-out sessions. The conference brought together some amazing thought leaders in this field right

What does it look like to be a socially conscious business person?

This article was originally posted on the Northwestern Public Health Review (NPHR) Blog. by Annie Conderacci, Kellogg MBA student Do business interests have to conflict with those of the public good? In light of recent corporate scandal, greed, and corruption, I frequently ask myself this question. As a Social Enterprise major at Kellogg, I believe it is

The power of collaboration: uniting communities for sustainable action

Northwestern global health minor Elizabeth Larsen traveled to Uganda this summer to attend GlobeMed’s East Africa Forum in Kampala. For the Global Health Portal she writes about the power of collaboration and the theme from the Forum: Uniting Communities for Sustainable Action.   “No one person, no one alliance, no one nation, no one of