Category: Spain

Interning at Médicos del Mundo: insights from working globally

I spent last fall in Barcelona, interning at Catalonia’s branch of Médicos del Mundo – or translated in English, Doctors of the World. This is an international human rights organization that empowers and provides health services for vulnerable populations. Today, 400 programs exist in over 80 countries, and the programs are largely spearheaded by local

Passion, People & Public Health: Tobacco Use in Barcelona

Recently, the Global Health Portal spoke to Supriya Rastogi (Anthropology Major, WCAS 2014), who spent her summer in Barcelona researching the policies that influence the usage of tobacco in the Spanish community. Tell us about your project.  What inspired your work? Since I have first-hand witnessed cigarettes’ terrible effects on my uncle, I have always