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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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OHIO’s Global Health Case Competition: Sharing solutions abroad and in Athens

The start of the new academic year means the start of a new Global Health Case Competition for Ohio University’s Global Health Initiative. In its fourth year, the Global Health Case Competition offers OHIO students the opportunity to work in teams and develop solutions to real-world global health challenges. The team judged to have the best proposal wins a trip to the case location to research the feasibility of their proposed solution. Read More

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