Author: Guest Bloggers

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

Obesity & Body Size Perception in Moroccan Women

Zabin Patel (WCAS 2014) Sara Kashani (WCAS 2012) Project: Obesity & Body Size Perception in Moroccan Women Fellowship: John & Martha Mabie Fellowship for Global Health Research Summer 2012 We are walking past a security guard at Hospital Ibn Tofail, the public hospital of Marrakesh. He stands in front of the white gates, barring entry to

Project RISHI: Health and Lifestyle Analysis in Charniya, Hayana, India

Written by: Manisha Bhatia Team Members: Varshini Cherukupalli, Apas Aggarwal, Shreya Agarwal Location: Charniya, India Project: Project RISHI: Health and Lifestyle Analysis in Charniya, Hayana, India Fellowship: International Group Research Fellowship in Global Health The Project RISHI summer trip was mind-blowing. Each student involved dedicated so much time and effort into ensuring the project successful started its India

Strange Experiences, Changed Perspective: Research in Rural India

Prathyusha Chenji (WCAS 2015) Major: Asian Middle East Studies Location: Tirupati, India Project: The Effects of Religious Diets on Nutritional Anemia in Women Fellowship: Radulovacki Global Health Scholars Research Fellowship When I first found out I would be able to conduct my project abroad for the summer, I was more than a little excited. I