GLOBEMED AT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO Chicago, IL
students fighting for global health equity!
2010 – 2011 ANNUAL REPORT
Bucknell University! Columbia University! Cornell University! CU-Boulder! Depaul University! Duke University! Florida State University! GWU! Georgetown University! Indiana University! Lawrence University! Loyola University! Middlebury College! Northeastern University!
San Salvador, El Salvador!
Ayacucho, Peru !
ASOSAP! Salud San Limite! ARM!
to improve the health of people living in poverty.
partner with grassroots organizations around the world
GlobeMed is a network of university students that
Alta Verapaz, Guatemala! Siuna, Nicaragua! Orissa, India!
Rwanda Village Concept Project!
Huye District, Rwanda!
CEMOPLAF-Cajabamba! FUNPRONID! La Primavera! Africa 2000 Network!
Cajabamba, Ecuador! Riobamba, Ecuador! La Primavera, Guatemala! Tororo, Uganda!
Kitovu Mobile AIDS Organization!
The HOPE Center!
Penn State University!
Princeton University! Rhodes College! Truman State University! University of Chicago! UCLA! University of Michigan! UMKC! UNC-Chapel Hill! University of Rochester! USC!
Jambi Hwasi! AMOS! Maison de Naissance! ASPAT! Amuru Youth Center!
Otavalo, Ecuador! Managua, Nicaragua! Torbeck, Haiti! Lima, Peru! Anaka, Uganda!
Tiyatien Health! Joy-Southfield Development Corp!
Zwedru, Liberia! Detroit, Michigan !
Bushenyi District, Uganda!
Health-Alert Uganda! Kallpa Iquitos! Care Net Ghana!
University of Texas-Austin!
Clinica Ana Manganaro!
Dios es Amor!
WashU in St. Louis!
Gulu, Uganda! Iquitos, Peru! Hohoe, Ghana! Guarjila, El Salvador! Lima, Peru! Iganga, Uganda!
GLOBEMED AT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
TABLE OF CONTENTS ! 1 ! 2
7 ! 8
WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE!
GRASSROOTS ON-SITE WORK INTERNSHIP!
10 GLOBEMED GLOBAL HEALTH SUMMIT! 11 OUR FUTURE! 12 FINANCES! 13 STAY CONNECTED! 14 THANK YOU!
Friends of GlobeMed at UChicago:! ! This first year of GlobeMed at UChicago has been an extraordinary experience. When we first met, we were just 12 college students with a lot of ideas. Now, after a year of fundraising, organizing, and planning, we have established ourselves as one of the major student organizations on campus.! ! We raised a significant amount of money for our partner and managed to send our very first GROW trip down to Peru to solidify our projects with them. Looking back now, I can say that though there were many hurdles and obstacles that we had to overcome, we have all grown and learned. Not all of our events were always successful during this first year and sometimes it seems to me that we have had just as many setbacks as successes. However, looking back, these trials unified us and helped us work together and to grow. By the end of the year, we were effectively communicating as a team, organizing greatly successful events, and raising a lot of money for our partner ASPAT.! ! Now, as a new school year approaches, I am very confident that we will be able to move forward and achieve even higher goals than we had last year. No matter what happens, I know for sure that this upcoming year will be very fun!! ! With hope and gratitude,! Elizabeth Gaston and Charles Wang! 2010-2011 Co-Presidents!
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MISSION STATEMENT !
GLOBEMED AIMS TO STRENGTHEN THE MOVEMENT FOR GLOBAL HEALTH EQUITY BY EMPOWERING STUDENTS AND COMMUNITIES TO WORK TOGETHER TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF THE IMPOVERISHED
AROUND THE WORLD.
our vision! ONE BILLION PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD LACK ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS*. EACH DAY, MORE THAN 36,000 PEOPLE DIE PREVENTABLE DEATHS. WITHOUT ADDRESSING POVERTY AND POOR HEALTH, WE CANNOT BREAK THIS CYCLE OF SUFFERING. UNIVERSITY STUDENTS HAVE THE PASSION AND ENERGY TO HELP TACKLE THIS CHALLENGE. GLOBEMED AIMS TO MEET THIS CHALLENGE BY ENGAGING AND TRAINING STUDENTS TO WORK WITH GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS THE WORLD TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF THE IMPOVERISHED.
STUDENTS AND COMMUNITIES TO COMBAT POVERTY AND POOR HEALTH, WE IMPROVE THE LIVES OF THOUSANDS OF IMPOVERISHED PEOPLE ACROSS THE WORLD TODAY AND SHAPE TOMORROW’S LEADERS ACROSS ALL PROFESSIONS WHO WILL SHARE A DEEP COMMITMENT TO
HEALTH EQUITY AND SOCIAL
JUSTICE. *World Bank, World Development Report 2000/2001: A:acking Poverty (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).
GlobeMed at University of Chicago Â The University of Chicago GlobeMed Chapter was founded in 2010 by college 3rd year Elizabeth Gaston. During the founding of the chapter, our relationship with partner ASPAT in Peru was formed and our chapter began to set goals for working with our partner. Starting with just 12 e-board members, the chapter grew to over 30 members throughout its first year, carrying out a successful first year of fundraising and raising over $5,000 to help our partner. With projects like selling sunglasses to global themed performance events, the University of Chicago slowly developed its presence on campus and became established. During the summer of 2011, our GROW trip team participated in their first GROW trip ever and visited our partner ASPAT in Peru to help work out and determine the details of our project with them. With a tremendously successful first year behind us, we look forward to continuing our success during the 2011-2012 school year!!
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[ASPAT PERU] [WORKS IN CALLAO, PERU] POPULATION: 8 million
KEY FACT: 5% of all new TB cases in Peru are drug-resistant strains.! KEY FACT: Callao is extremely dense with over 15,000 people per square mile.!
Callao is a large city and the main port for all of Peru. It is directly next to the capital city, Lima and is both are often combined into one large metropolitan area. Due at least in part to poverty and civil war, Peru had the highest prevalence of tuberculosis in Latin America at the end of the 1980s. At that time, only one fifth of the country’s health clinics provided treatment for TB, only 50% of people with TB got treatment and 50% of those patients defaulted and failed to complete treatment.! !
[About ASPAT PERU]
Asociación de Personas Afectadas por Tuberculosis del Peru (ASPAT PERU) was created by former Tuberculosis patients in the Callao area. As first hand witnesses to the tuberculosis problems facing Peru and united by their common experience through it, these survivors formed ASPAT, a non profit organization dedicated to combating tuberculosis and the social underpinnings of the tuberculosis problem.!
Partner Contact: Melecio Mayta-Ccota, President of ASPAT!
2010 – 2011 Annual Report!
CAMPAIGNS Campaigns are on-campus events and initiatives that raise funds for! GlobeMed partner organizations' grassroots projects abroad.!
$ MONEY RAISED!
Fish for a Wish!
We sold sets of betta fish, food and a fishbowl for students to keep as pets in their on-campus dorms.!
Holiday Individual Giving Campaign!
We sent out custom-designed holiday cards to family and friends asking them to give to our partner during the winter season.!
Cupcakes for Callao!
In conjunction with Kupcakes Creations, we sold sweet treats on campus and part of the proceeds went to our partner.!
Stop TB Sunglasses!
Over the course of several weeks in Spring, we sold neon sunglasses in our school's student center to support our partner.!
Ba Le Sandwich Sales!
On nice Spring Fridays, we sold delicious Vietnamese sandwiches for lunch on the Quad.!
Students and community members came together for food, music, ethnic performances and global health videos. Afterwards, the Sigma Chi fraternity helped us hold a party and donated all of the proceeds to our partner.!
Crowdrise Individual Giving!
All of GlobeMed UChicago participated in an email campaign to ask for donations from friends and family via Millennium Campus Network's Crowdrise competition.!
We collected donations of clothing, shoes, and books from local thrift stores and held a 2-day summer sale for students on the Quad.!
We entered a video contest through Student Government at our school to highlight the mission and activities of GlobeMed for the student body.!
We established a partnership with Kaplan and received a free prep class for any grad school admissions test to auction off on campus. !
TOTAL FUNDS RAISED ASPAT PERU IN 2010 â€“ 2011:!
As this was our chapter's first year in action, we have only been working with our partner, ASPAT, for one year, and therefore, our grand fundraising total over the course of the partnership is $5,633.!
GLOBALHEALTHU globalhealthU is a GlobeMed designed curriculum that enables students to develop a critical understanding of issues in global health and apply this knowledge! to their work with communities around the world!
by the numbers
07 TOPICS! PHILOSOPHICAL FRAMEWORKS OF! GLOBAL HEALTH! In the year 2010-2011, as a new chapter, GlobalhealthU was able to open up our members to the life of GlobalhealthU. GlobalHealthU explored current issues affecting individuals or a global spectra, especially with our partners ASPAT. Lessons were planned to engage our members and others in the fight of global health equity and many other challenges. We were able to discuss the issues and see both sides of the problem; we were also apply to apply global issues to our to partners, and understand how all people are affected by the challenges being faced in Global Health. Particular lessons involved an activity, which was then opened up into a discussion such as a lessons on other organizations involved in the fight for Global Health. !
! INFECTIOUS DISEASES!
! CONFLICT AND GLOBAL HEALTH!
! FOOD AND NUTRITION!
! LGBTQ AND GLOBAL HEALTH!
! GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH!
! RELIGION AND GLOBAL HEALTH!
COMMUNITY BUILDING Through service and team-building events, community and camaraderie is fostered around global health and social justice within GlobeMed chapters, the GlobeMed network and surrounding communities. !
! TOTAL # OF CHAPTER MEMBERS:! ! # OF COMMUNITY BUILDING EVENTS:! !
Our retreats were geared towards making everyone comfortable with each other while going in depth about our mission and beliefs. It really helped solidify the movement for us and allowed us to have some fun outside of meetings. The BBQ was another opportunity for members to relax before finals and enjoy ourselves before the summer ahead. !
[GRASSROOTS ON-SITE WORK]
JUNE 12 - JULY 3!
Through Grassroots On-site Work (GROW) internships, students make a positive impact in the community by working alongside their partner organization to further ongoing and new projects.!
! # OF GLOBEMED GROW INTERNS:! ! LENGTH OF STAY:! ! WORK DESCRIPTION:!
04 03 weeks
The GROW team's objective was to get to know the members of aspat-peru, and to observe the work they do on a daily basis. This included meeting members of other ngos they work with, the patients they help, and the health workers who help them carry out their work.!
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WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE
What does everyone in the world deserve?
GLOBEMED AT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO joined 31 other GlobeMed chapters across the nation in a network-wide commemoration of the 3rd Annual World Day of Social Justice on February 20, 2011, by asking students, professors, and community members on campus an open-ended, thought provoking question relating to social justice. ! ! OUR QUESTION: What does everyone in the world deserve?! ! BEHIND THE SCENES: Through our chapter's GlobalHealthU explorations, we came across the question of cultural understanding and competency. After learning about the extremely disparate health conditions across the many countries of the world, we began to realize that what we take for granted in the United States is often unimaginable in other parts of the world. This was the driving force behind our question.! ! ! ! !
WE ASKED OVER 58 PEOPLE AT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO.
HERE’S HOW THEY RESPONDED >>
GlobeMed at University of Chicago asked 58 people to answer the question,
What does everyone in the world deserve?!
View more responses: www.imagine2030.org/wdsj
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WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE
2011 GLOBAL HEALTH SUMMIT
2011 DELEGATES: Krissy Brant, Liz Gaston, Alec Gazda, Ethel Yang, Ryota Sekine!
"Before the summit, GlobeMed was just an extracirricular activity. Now, I proudly call it a deep passion of mine. The collective enthusiasm at the summit was intoxicating and the strength of each person's commitment to the GlobeMed cause was inspiring." !
-- Alec Gazda, c/o 2013!
April 7 â€“ 10 in Evanston, IL! Featuring Honorary Keynote!
DR. JOIA MUKHERJEE! Chief Medical Officer, ! Partners in Health!
As a new chapter, our first year was very successful. Based on what we learned our first year, we came up with a set of goals to accomplish. Our first goal is to raise even more money than we managed to raise this year: $5601.29. However, raising this amount of money requires a great deal more organization and innovation. In light of this, another one of our goals for next year is to obtain corporate sponsorships to support our more ambitious fund raising goal. With corporate sponsorships, it becomes possible to also invest ourselves in larger events and thus overall improve the size and quality of our events. Through a concerted effort directed at a few possible sources of funding, we hope to increase our base funding so as to be able to increase the size and quality of our events for next year.!
2010 â€“ 2011 Annual Report!
CHAPTER FINANCES In 2010 – 2011, GlobeMed at University of Chicago raised $5,601 for ASPAT PERU to support projects in Callao, Peru. CAMPAIGN DONATIONS!
Revenue! Events !
University Funding! SUBTOTAL!
OPERATIONS & GRANTS!
Current Finances! Cash Reserves! 2011-2012 University Funding! EXISTING BALANCE!
Read more about our partner and project, and the GlobeMed network. [www.globemed.org/university-of-chicago/]!
“Like” us on Facebook to find out about upcoming events.! [https://www.facebook.com/globemeduchicago]! !
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Follow us on twitter at @GlobeMedUofC!
Find our chapter on www.razoo.com/story/Globe-Med-At-U-Chicago-Tackling-Tb-InCallao-Peru] and make a donation to support our partner and project today.! !
WANT TO REACH US IN 2011 2012?
CONTACT: Charles Wang E-MAIL: email@example.com
2010 – 2011 Annual Report!
EXECUTIVE BOARD Co-Presidents!
Elizabeth Gaston • firstname.lastname@example.org! Charles Wang • email@example.com!
Director of globalhealthU!
Krissy Brant! Alec Gazda!
Director of Community Building!
Directors of Finances!
Cindy Sui! Ryota Sekine!
Directors of Communications!
Elena Hadjimichael! Caroline Wang!
A sincere thanks to the following advocates, mentors, donors, and colleagues for making our 2010 – 2011 year a great success:!
INDIVIDUALS! The parents and families who generously donated to our cause University of Chicago Student Government Office of Student Government
GlobeMed National Office! 620 Library Place! Evanston, IL 60201!