Our Approach

We pair each university-based GlobeMed chapter with a unique organization already improving the health of its community. Year after year, these students and grassroots leaders collaborate on projects that deepen and expand the organization's impact. 

The Result: organizations with a greater capacity to serve their community and a generation of young people equipped to transform the world.

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We partner students with grassroots organizations to address health disparities.

 
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We educate and train student advocates for global health equity.

 
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We build a movement of people who believe in health and justice for all.

 

How it Works

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Communicate often

Students and partners talk via Skype, email, or phone to build strong relationships.

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Define a project

In the fall of every year, each partnership jointly defines a project that meets a crucial need of the community.


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Mobilize & Learn

Students mobilize essential resources for the project's success while learning and training to become advocates for global health.

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Implement

Partner organizations receive 100% of proceeds raised by GlobeMed chapters. Using these funds, partners implement the project in their own community.

 

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Evaluate & plan ahead

During the summer, students intern on-site with their partner organization and evaluate impact. Together, students and grassroots leaders plan their project for the following year.