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1: 2013 Women's Health & Empowerment Summer Institute

Organization: University of California Global Health Institute (UCGHI) Location: UCLA
Description:
A fantastic opportunity to earn four academic credits in an interdisciplinary environment,
which engages students and faculty in applying the processes of empowerment to women
 

2: 2014 Trainee Essay Contest

Organization: Consortium for Universities in Global Health, Child Family Health International, and the University of Pittsburgh?s Center for Global Health.
Description:
Over the years, students, trainees and faculty have reflected in creative ways on their travel, learning and work experiences. Through writing, sharing, listening, and storytelling we can begin to derive clarity about the injustice we witness, embrace the complexities of the lives we touch, decipher the ambiguity of moral judgment in widely divergent cultural contexts, and imagine constructive action in response to our experiences. All current undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate trainees are invited to submit reflective essays in response to global health experiences. These may be in a research, educational, clinical, or service capacity. Please highlight the impact of your experience on professional development, personal growth or new insights you have gained into cross-cultural or ethical issues.
 

3: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Organization: Einstein
Description:
Funding Information
 

4: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Organization: Bill & Melinda Gates
Description:
Our Global Health Program harnesses advances in science and technology to save lives in poor countries. We focus on the health problems that have a major impact in developing countries but get too little attention and funding. Where proven tools exist, we support sustainable ways to improve their delivery. Where they don't, we invest in research and development of new interventions, such as vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics.
 

5: Carlos Slim Institute of Health

Organization: Carlos Slim
Description:
The Foundation was incorporated in 1986 as Asociaci
 

6: CDC

Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Description:
For more than 60 years, CDC has used its scientific expertise to help people throughout the world live healthier, safer, longer lives. CDC's Center for Global Health coordinates and manages the agency's resources and expertise to address global challenges such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, emergency and refugee health, non-communicable diseases, injuries, and more.
 

7: Clinton Foundation

Organization: Clinton Foundation
Description:
President Bill Clinton established the William J. Clinton Foundation with the mission to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote healthier childhoods, and protect the environment by fostering partnerships among businesses, governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private citizens.
 

8: Explore Health Careers

Organization: American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions (FASHP)
Description:
Our mission is to help solve two urgent problems in American health care: the under-representation of minorities in the workforce, and the lack of health professionals in medically underserved communities. We hope to address these problems by helping more of today's students become the health professionals of tomorrow.
ExploreHealthCareers.org gives students a reliable, and comprehensive source of accurate, up-to-date information about the health professions. This includes information on and links to health-related education/training programs, financial aid resources, specialized learning opportunities, and current issues in health care.
By helping as many students as possible find a health career that suits them, we hope to help build a stronger health workforce. The health professionals of tomorrow will be highly skilled, motivated, and as diverse as the patients they serve. They'll also be committed to making our country's health care system first-rate, and equally accessible to everyone in this nation. And we mean everyone.
 

9: FHI360

Organization: Family Health International
Description:
Our name reflects our approach to complex human development challenges. Integrated. Customized. Connected.
With a 360-degree perspective we are able to work across a broad set of disciplines to deepen our understanding of complex issues. We can deliver thoughtful, evidence-based and tailored responses. We can stimulate innovation. The 360-degree perspective embodies the hope and the promise of redefining the possibilities of human development.

 

10: Fundraise for EWB-USA

Organization: Engineers Without Borders USA
Description:
EWB-UCI: Holiday Drive

Engineers Without Borders is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping communities throughout the world meet basic human needs. Each EWB-USA chapter makes at least a five year commitment to a partnering community. The chapter and community work together to design and build low-cost, small-scale, replicable and sustainable engineering solutions to problems such as water, sanitation, and renewable energy.
Engineers Without Borders at UC Irvine is a multidisciplinary chapter committed to empowering these communities and our student members through leadership, sustainable engineering, education, public health and various other disciplines.
EWB-USA at UCI is currently working on a cookstove project in Kenya, and to support the SMC in their efforts to reach out to the community in and around Endana.
There are many ways to get involved--whether it is donating money, spreading the word, or both, every little bit is appreciated! Donations as small as $5 can mean nails and other materials for our projects. In addition, the chapter with the highest number of donations at the end of this fundraiser will win an extra $5K from EWB-USA, so all donations have the potential to make a huge impact. Check back every so often to track our progress and see how you have helped make a difference. Thanks for participating!
 

11: GHEC

Organization: Global Health Education Consortium
Description:
GHEC, since 1991 a consortium of health professionals, educators, students and institutions committed to improving the ability of the global workforce to meet the needs of underserved populations.
 

12: Global Ledership Certificate Program

Organization: UCI
Description:
Discover the global leader in you!
 

13: GlobalHealth.gov

Organization: Department of Health and Human Services
Description:
The Office of Global Affairs (OGA) is the lead HHS office in global health and international matters. OGA provides advice and direction to the HHS leadership regarding international health, family, and social affairs, including health diplomacy in support of U.S. foreign policy.
 

14: IVI

Organization: International Vaccine Institute
Description:
Our Vision - To effectively control infectious diseases affecting the world's poorest children through the accelerated and sustainable creation of new vaccines and their introduction into countries worldwide.
Our Mission - To develop and deploy new vaccines for the poor in countries worldwide through programs in vaccine research, training, technical assistance, and policy implementation.
 

15: National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center

Organization: Fogarty
Description:
The Fogarty International Center is dedicated to advancing the mission of the National Institutes of Health by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs.

 

16: Trainee Advisory Committee

Organization: Consortium of Universities for Global Health
Description:
The Trainee Advisory Committee (TAC) proactively represents the voice and views of trainees regarding CUGH
 

17: U.S. Global Health Policy

Organization: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Description:
The Kaiser Family Foundation's global health gateway serves as an online clearinghouse for the latest data and information on the U.S. role in global health. It brings together original policy analysis and research from the Foundation, provides the new daily news synthesis, Daily Global Health Policy Report, tracks legislation through a new Policy Tracker, and features fact sheets, country-level data through Kaiser's Global Health Facts, and more. These resources are designed to offer a comprehensive picture of the U.S. global health policy landscape, highlighting key issues facing policymakers, journalists, non governmental organizations, and others working in the global health arena. The Foundation receives substantial support for the global health gateway and its work on global health policy from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
 

18: UCI Libraries

Organization: UCI Location: UCI
Description:
The library collections are to support instruction and current research efforts by faculty and graduate students and the diverse undergraduate programs and the global coverage of relevant issues. They include books, journals, conference papers, government information, data sets, films & multimedia, grey literature and are found in all formats. Always growing, the collections are expanding in scope and depth. This website is a sitemap of how to find and use some of these resources.

 

19: USAID

Organization: U.S. Agency for International Development
Description:
U.S. foreign assistance has always had the twofold purpose of furthering America's interests while improving lives in the developing world. USAID carries out U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free societies, creates markets and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad.
 

20: WHO

Organization: World Health Organization
Description:
In a single electronic platform, the WHO