Passionate about Global Health?
Want to share your Global Health Experience?
UO Students for Global Health meets on Wednesdays at 6pm in Gerlinger 248.
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 events. We’d love to have you at our meetings!
My name is Zoe Cameron and I am a senior studying human physiology in the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon. Over the past couple of years, I’ve been lucky enough to serve on the board of the organization Students for Global Health as the public relations and communications chair as well as co-director of events. I am also part of Professor Melissa Graboyes’ research group in global health and one day hope to pursue a master’s in public or global health and a medical degree. Students for Global Health fostered a safe, inclusive environment that provided the means to...
Originally Published on www.anthropology-news.org by Sarah Horton, Whitney Duncan, and Kristin Yarris
Anthropologists must trace the ripple effects of fear that impede health service use.
One crisp January afternoon one of us (Sarah) sat in the living room of Guadalupe, an immigrant farmworker in California’s Central Valley, as she explained why she had refused to accept Emergency Medicaid to cover her children’s delivery. Quietly and calmly, as though she were describing an ordinary event, Guadalupe shared how she and her husband scraped together the funds each month—on a farmworking...