Passionate about Global Health?
Want to share your Global Health Experience?
FALL 2019: UO Students for Global Health meets on Tuesdays at 6pm in Straub 245.
All majors welcome, and no prior global health knowledge necessary!
We are a student group devoted to social justice and global health equity. We work particularly against diseases that most adversely affect people living in poverty and the conditions that make them vulnerable by raising awareness and funds on campus. Through the student network Partners in Health Engage, we raise money and awareness for health-related causes at the local, national and global levels. We meet weekly to learn, discuss, and plan...
Gabriella Farland knew from a young age that she had a love for language and travel, as well as an internal longing to help others and a nerdy fascination with science and health. That is why Farland originally came into the University of Oregon as a Biology major planning on pursing a pre-medical track in college. However, during Farland’s second term of college, a friend asked her to take a Global Health course with them, and since the course went with her general track, Farland decided to check it out. “I wasn’t aware of the International Studies major or that a subject area like...
Date: November 6, 2019, 5 P.M.
Author: Kristin Yarris, Associate Professor in International Studies
Book: Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families
Description: Care Across Generations takes a close look at grandmother care in Nicaraguan transnational families, examining both the structural and gendered inequalities that motivate migration and caregiving as well as the cultural values that sustain intergenerational care. Kristin E. Yarris broadens the transnational migrant story beyond the parent-child relationship, situating care across generations and...