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Peru Clinics Program with Dr. David Drozek Malaysia Promoting Wellness in Older Adults Tropical Disease Research Program Ecuador Botswana Healthcare Program

Global Health Initiative

Welcome to the Ohio University Global Health Initiative (GHI). The Global Health Initiative offers a number of global health programs that promote an understanding of global health issues, increase multicultural awareness and involve students, faculty and staff in research, education and outreach activities abroad and in immigrant communities in the U.S.

Participation in Global Health programs offers opportunities for personal and professional growth to:

  • improve cultural sensitivity
  • develop and improve language communication skills
  • gain exposure to diseases not seen in this hemisphere
  • facilitate the educational exchange of information
  • hone history, physical and other clinical skills
  • experience all levels of research
  • gain a global perspective of health, disease and healthcare delivery systems
  • enhance ability to work with interdisciplinary teams

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CHSP students working on state's opioid crisis

The 2017 Global Health Case Competition may have focused on marginalization and addiction in Hungary, but many of the issues and proposed solutions are also relevant to Ohio’s opioid crisis Read More

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Hannah Brown: 2017 South Africa Medicine Participant

Hannah Brown in South Africa

Hannah Brown is a second year Medical Student on the Athens campus who participated in the 2017 South Africa Medicine program this past summer.