Category: General

The 10 Twitter accounts you should follow this summer

Wherever you find yourself this summer, if you can find Wi-Fi, you can get the latest on global health. Twitter has established itself as a valuable way to stay in touch with the global community and be in the know the instant something happens domestically or internationally. In a world more connected than ever, it’s possible

Doctors Without Borders Vice President speaks

Phi Delta Epsilon and MEDLIFE co-hosted an event on May 12, bringing in speaker Adi Nadimpalli, the current vice president of the board of Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Borders. Nadimpalli introduced the students to the mission of MSF and chronicled his experiences with the organization, showing pictures of his trips to

Full bellies: Program created by NU alumni helps African farmers

The origin story for a top international charity begins at Northwestern University, and the director returned to campus on April 23 to talk about the organization’s successes and challenges as a part of the One Book One Northwestern series. “This really is a very special moment for me,” One Acre Fund Director Matt Forti said.

NU Students to be Community Health Volunteers for Erie Family Health Center

Northwestern students are currently attending weekly training sessions for very exciting work that they will begin with Erie Family Health Center. The volunteers will be working closely with Erie Health Center staff in order to promote Erie health information and health care services. Erie Family Health Center delivers high-quality, culturally-sensitive, bilingual health care to more

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