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1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUAsvV61hRw


University Students for Social Justice & Global Health Equity

Join
the
movement.
Be
the
change.

2 We would like to welcome you to GlobeMed at Cornellʼs interest meeting!


Mission 

GlobeMed
aims
to
strengthen
the
movement
for
global
 health
equity
by
empowering
students
and
communi:es
to
 work
together
to
improve
the
health
of
the
impoverished
 around
the
world.

3 Most current student global health initiatives are based on service or medical supplies delivery trips, where volunteers travel to a site for a short period of time and do not develop lasting relationships with the community. GlobeMed seeks to break this cycle of short-term impact by building meaningful, enduring partnerships between university students and grassroots health organizations working in impoverished communities. We believe firmly in the power of students and local community members working together to reduce the disparities in access to quality healthcare around the world.


GlobeMed’s
network
of
46
chapters
is
diverse
and
growing

4 GlobeMed is an expanding network of universities (33 existing + 13 new = 46!). Each chapter partners with and raises funds for a grassroots health organization, organizes educational programs on campus, and leads internships to work with their partners abroad. The support and shared experience of the network is a great resource and motivating force for all chapters. With our network-wide globahealthU curriculum, a staff member in Los Angeles is learning the same thing as someone in New York or Washington D.C. At the Global Health Summit in the spring, ideas, stories best practices are shared and new friendships are formed each year. As we continue to grow, the movement towards improving global health will continue to connect future global health leaders in this rapidly expanding network.


GlobeMed’s
Na:onal
Office
coordinates
and
 supports
the
network
of
chapters   

501(c)(3)
nonprofit
corpora9on
started
in
2002
at
Northwestern
University Train
students
to
become
advocates
for
global
health
 Partner
chapters
with
grassroots
organiza9ons
to
address
health
inequi9es
 in
impoverished
communi9es Grow
the
movement
for
global
health
equity


5 Chapters are at the heart of GlobeMed's model and are strongly guided by the National Office. The National Headquarters are located in Evanston, IL. The National Office provides advising and assistance to help chapters succeed. GlobeMed's National Office trains student-leaders, organizes network-wide programs and events, and provides financial and legal services for chapters. They manages the day-to-day execution of GlobeMed's program model and are made of full-time staff, recent graduates, and current university students. The network-wide events that the National Office puts together include the annual GlobeMed Global Health Summit which brings together students from universities across the country for three days of lectures, workshops, and discussions with leading professionals in the field of global health. The annual Fall Leadership Institute prepares chapter leaders with the skills and training to successfully lead their chapter for the upcoming school year.


6 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWtnU3sij74


Chapters
partner
directly
with
a
grassroots
health
 organiza:on
working
in
communi:es
around
the
world
 

Northwestern
University:
H.O.P.E.
Center
in
Ho,
Ghana  Raised
money
to
build
new
pathology
lab
to
test
for
malaria
and
HIV  Supports
an
ongoing
child
nutri9on
project
  Helped
create
new
adolescent
sexual
health
resource
center
at
clinic Penn
State
University:
EAPSEC
in
Chiapas,
Mexico  Supports
“Health
Promoter
Network”
by
funding
training
conferences
for
 community
health
workers,
the
main
source
of
medical
care
in
Chiapas.

H.O.P.E.
Center

7 GlobeMed partnerships are rooted in the belief that local aspirations are a centripetal force behind community change. Many health clinics or other organizations working to improve health in vulnerable communities have many great resources - community members who passionately care about health, local knowledge of customs and culture, and strong social networks. However, working in conditions of extreme poverty, these leaders face sharp and seemingly intractable challenges.


CEPAIPA:
Centro
de
Atención
Integral
para
Adolescentes

8 CEPAIPA!


CEPAIPA:
Centro
de
Atención
Integral
para
Adolescentes 

Partner:
Centro
de
Atención
Integral
para
 Adolescentes


Loca9on:
Guayaquil,
Ecuador What:
small
community
center
and
clinic
 located
in
a
high
school

Mission:
to
work
with
children
and
 parents
by
providing
basic
care
and
 counseling
for
students
at
the
school
and
 for
training
groups
of
youth
health
 promoters How:
seeks
to
work
through
promoter
 and
preven9on
to
empower
youth
 (involvement
of
both
children
and
young
 health
promoters) Poten9al
Projects:
development
of
a
 clinic
laboratory,
teaching
about
HIV/ AIDS
and
STD
preven9on,
and
training
 another
class
of
youth
health
promoters

9 Some primary health issues in CEPAIPAʼs area is HIV/STD prevalence, early teen pregnancy, lack of access of basic dental care, While they have workshops and education resources in place for HIV/AIDS education, they lack effective resources for implementing sex education and for diagnosing/treating basic health illness among the youth.


Guayaquil,
Ecuador


10 A map to put things in perspective.


GlobeMed
ac:vi:es
center
around
achieving
our
mission 

Campaigns
to
raise
funds
for
specific
health
 projects 

Staple
Events
(Fishes
for
Wishes,
Halo
Tournament,
 GlobeMed
Olympics,
Bar
Night) Small
Business
Fundraisers
(Bake
Sale,
Ecuadorian
 Coffee
Sale) Individual
Giving
Campaigns
(www.raazoo.com)

globalhealthU
curriculum
to
learn
more
 about
global
health
issues 

Introduc9on
to
Global
Health

Gender
and
Global
Health


The
Poli9cs
of
Global
Health

Community‐based
Approaches
to
Health


The
Environment
and
Global
Health


 

GROW
internships
to
visit
CEPAIPA,
foster
 rela9onship,
and
do
needs‐assessment

11 At the Leadership Institute last fall, chapters leaders came together and decided to an overall goal network-wide fundraising goal of $100,000. This was very ambitious because, the previous year, they had raised about $42,000. And that fall, there were only an additional two new chapters. As you saw in the video, the network as whole raised just overall $100,000. This yearʼs network-wide goal with the 14 new chapters is $175,000. To raise this money, chapters hosted a variety of fundraising events as a part of their year-long campaign for the project in their partner community. These include large staple events, small business fundraisers, and individual giving campaigns (ex: holiday letter-writing). For the globalhealthU curriculum, the National Office has revamped it this year. Every month, they will be sending out a newsletter to the entire network--with different themes every month, ranging from infectious diseases to LGBTQ and global health. The newsletter will contain an abstract, material, and discussion for that monthʼs topic, dynamic network content (highlighting a network event or chapter), and headlines/news articles in global health. These newsletters will be used to engage in reading and dialogue during meeting and public events to better understand partnership and projects. Lastly, GROW Internship team will have an incredible opportunity to work on tangible projects alongside the partner, gaining powerful stories and personal narratives that will inspire support from your chapter and community. For example, GWU who is partnered with Rwanda Village Concept Project, during the summer of 2009, the GROW interns did a needs assessment of the clinic by interviewing patients--during which they realized maternal healthcare was insufficient. Women did not know not to drink alcohol during their pregnancy, had poor diets and would not get all their dietary vitamins, and perinatal visits to the clinic were rare. The GROW internship allowed student at GM at GWU at shape their project for the upcoming 2009-10 year, during which they fundraised for the creation and implementation of a maternal health education program which consisted of 12 sessions focusing on various maternal health factors.


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The
Exec
Board
runs
and
manages
the
chapter

13 This a break down of a GlobeMed chapter. It consists of two co-presidents that work closely together with the E-board to run the successful chapter. External=communicating with National Office and partner organization; Internal=internal affairs of the chapter. Various E-board positions have sort of teams they work with (that consist of general members) to carry out their responsibilities.


Ways
to
get
involved 

Become
a
staff
member 

Plan
and
execute
campaign
 fundraisers
to
support
projects
at
 our
partner

Add
to
discussion
on

pressing
 global
health
issues
as
part
of
 globalhealthU
curriculum


Plan
public
educa9on
events

Have
opportunity
to
become
a
 GROW
intern

Acend
network‐wide
Global
Health
 Summit
in
the
Spring

Acend
our
events 

Stay
posted
on
our
listserv
for
more


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Expecta:ons
for
staff 

 

We
seek
students
who
passionately
believe
in
this
movement
for
global
health
 equity. Focus
not
on
exis9ng
knowledge,
but
on
willingness
to
learn Acendance
and
par9cipa9on
policies
(UP
TO
3
MISSED
MEETINGS/SEMESTER)

15 We havenʼt decided on an attendance policy yet. But some chapters operate with the 80% Rule: All active members must participate in 80% of all GlobeMed events (this includes meetings, educational events, fundraising events, etc.). As a member of GlobeMed, you will be expected to be highly involved. For GlobeMedʼs model, having a large group of members is not as important as getting committed people. Goals are also much easier to reach with 20 devoted members than 50 unmotivated ones.


Membership
Benefits

Get
involved
in
a
powerful,
meaningful,
 and
cri9cal
movement.

Learn
a
diverse
set
of
perspec9ves
and
 approaches
to
tackle
global
problems.

Make
an
immediate,
significant
difference
 in
people’s
lives.

Meet
awesome,
like‐minded
people
who
 will
join
you
in
paving
the
path
towards
 global
health
equity.

16 Iʼm going to stress again that GlobeMed is for students from all disciplines. Many people think that because of the name GlobeMed, the organization is just for pre-med students-- when in reality we need students from all disciplines to address the inequity seen around the world. Essentially any student who has an interest in global health, global change, and social justice can make valuable contributions to GlobeMed.


17 http://vimeo.com/12928679


Any
Ques:ons?

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Next
steps
.
.
. Interest
Forms due
 TBA

Contact
us
with
any
ques9ons
at: cornell@globemed.org

(or
ril22/ssp86)

Thank
You
for
Coming! 19 Again, thank you for coming. We welcome your interest and support and hope to see you at future meetings and events!

Fall 2011 Interest Meeting PDF  

GM at Cornell Fall 2011 Interest presentation (Meeting: Monday, Aug 29, 2011)

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