The term “healthcare” often evokes the images of hospitals, doctors, nurses, white coats, test tubes and stethoscopes, but rarely does “food security” make the list. Yet hunger– the result of poor nutritional availability in many impoverished communities– plays a significant role in human development and mortality across the globe. “The whole healthcare system focuses on
Engineers don’t often get a chance to develop the cultural awareness inherent to anthropology majors, said Elizabeth Velazquez, a Northwestern senior majoring in Environmental Engineering. But Velazquez gained that knowledge during a six-week trip to Chile last summer, where she worked on developing sustainable water solutions for a small Chilean town as part of Project
On March 22 and 23, Northwestern University competed at the 2013 International Emory Global Health Case Competition at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s team was composed of Kate Klein, Kalindi Shah, Jamy Su, Caleb Hsieh, Danielle Westenberg and Alina Dunbar. Before they left for Atlanta, the students took some time out for an
Northwestern University sent a team to Atlanta to compete at the 2013 International Emory Global Health Case Competition hosted by Emory University over the weekend of March 23. Caleb Hsieh — one of the students chosen to rep NU as part of the 2013 team — talked to us about his journey to and interests
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Charles Llewellyn survived the frontlines of an ongoing war.
Though the enemy is of microscopic proportions, total victory is yet to come.
But Llewellyn warns that if global prevention efforts cease, malaria-carrying mosquitoes would surge to pre-intervention levels and that could cost the lives of a million African children each year. The former Foreign Health Service Officer spoke at Northwestern University on Wednesday about “Malaria and Public Health in Africa, Reflections on a Career with USAID.”