Global Health Awareness Week Film & Photo Contest

Here at the Institute, we value multidisciplinary approaches to global health. So when we asked students at the University of Southern California to look through a different lens and capture global health issues with digital media, we knew they would deliver a diverse range of submissions. We were so impressed that we wanted to share…

Soccer in the Streets Registration & Soccer Clinics

Soccer in the Streets’ goal is to promote nutrition and fitness in the community of Huntington Park which has a disproportionate rate of obesity compared to the rest of Los Angeles. At the health fair 16 organizations provided services and education to about 600 kids who also participated in the soccer games, not including adults….

Soccer in the Streets Health Fair

The community health fair for Soccer in the Streets was a great success, drawing hundreds of people from Huntington Park. “Vendors” at the health fair were volunteers from local clinics and health-oriented organizations that braved a few hours under the hot sun to give out educational materials about nutrition and related chronic diseases. Our own…

The PR Experience

Working to publicize Global Health Awareness Week was quite an experience, that was full of both successes as well as missteps. First off, all of the flyers came out looking brilliantly. This was a direct result of all of our hard-working designers (listed below) and our printer Sal (of Sal Aguilar Printing: http://tinyurl.com/y58m7dn). Our programs…

Lunchtime Events

As the committee point-person for lunchtime events, it was incredible to see everything we planned as a committee come into fruition. I truly am thankful for everyone’s hard work and all the effort they put into making this week a success. On Monday, April 5th, Globe Med invited Dr. Marc Strassburg to share about his…

Global Health Awareness Week Financial Report

It is towards the tail end of Global Health Awareness Week and the events have been successful! As head of the finance, I have been working to fund the week’s events and attain sponsors. We have been using donated funds and grants to host luncheon events, generate publicity, acknowledge speakers, promote art, and of course,…

GET DOWN for GLOBAL HEALTH!

Tonight was our first annual Global Get Down as GlobeMed at USC! We were able to bring together many different student groups to put on a diverse show of passion for global health. It was a great opportunity for us students to get a break from work, have some fun, and, at the same time,…