Category Archives: Global Health

Global Health Student and Professional Preparation Guide For Overseas Electives

Blog# 7 Jay D. Kravitz, MD, MPH April 8, 2021 When planning an overseas experience, important criteria and questions should be considered prior to departure. Proper preparation will make one’s educational and personal engagement more valuable and enjoyable and, perhaps, pave the way for others to follow. The data points listed below were integral to the preparatory process I helped

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A conversation Amanda Sunderdas

A Discussion with Amanda Sunderdas by Aisha Saleem: Today I am posting the second story for “A Student’s Voice”. The stories of students I share are either currently students or newly graduated. Our goal with this blog is to share stories of their experiences and ask them about why planetary and global health is important to them. Through sharing their

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Mitigating COVID-19 Effects on East African Economies

COVID-19 In East Africa  By Atwongyeire Joseph reporting from Uganda The East African Community is currently facing an unparalleled magnitude and pace of twin health and economic crises that are heightening the risk of compromising development at the country and regional level. The global COVID-19 pandemic, associated with huge loss of human life and morbidity, have brought the East African

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Reflection on the 2020 Unite for Sight Virtual Global Health & Innovation Conference (April 11-13, 2020) by Eunice Anteh, Production Manager, Planetary Health Weekly

The COVID-19 global health pandemic is rapidly changing our normal ways of living, from work to being with friends and family. We have been affected in diverse ways and this pandemic has reminded us as humans of the things we took for granted. With no end date in sight for the novel coronavirus lockdowns and shelter at home orders and

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