Health

Combatting Tuberculosis in Tanzania

January 15, 2019 |  GEISEL NEWS

Student Organizations & Publications in Health

Dartmouth Coalition for Global Health (DCGH)

Through passionate advocacy and deliberate action, DCGH seeks to bring the expertise and resources of the Dartmouth community to bear on the struggle for health as a human right. We strive to instill in undergraduates the critical perspective and commitment necessary for a life working in solidarity with the world’s most vulnerable people for social and economic justice.

FAQ for Applicants

PROGRAM DESIGN

How does the GHI Internship Program Work?

GHI works with Dartmouth’s global health partners to create internship opportunities for students. Projects are designed in collaboration with partners based on their needs and priorities and the skills and competencies of students. GHI selects students, provides training prior to the internship, and offers support both during and after the internship.

Where will you offer internships this year?

Global Health Fellows

Global Health Fellows 2019-2020

Article 25: Health for All

(1) Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness,  disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.

Article 25, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Global Health Certificate

The Global Health Certificate provides students with a framework to demonstrate the knowledge and skills they have acquired to address complex global health challenges in a changing world. The Certificate combines coursework from across the curriculum with a field experience in global health. Students completing the certificate are required to demonstrate an understanding of concepts, methods, and emerging issues in global health through a final capstone project.

Tanzania: Child and Adolescent Health

Key information:

Location:  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Term: Summer 2019

Deadline to Apply: March 29, 2019 5:00 pm

Why climate change is worsening public health problems

January 25, 2018  |  The Conversation

The Dickey Center's Global Health Initiative Program Manager Anne Sosin and Dartmouth Assistant Professor of Anthropology Chelsey Kivland published an article in "The Conversation" online about the effects of climate change on public health worldwide. 

“We believe that leaders must recognize that environmental policy is health policy. Rollbacks of environmental regulations will cause far greater consequences on health, in the U.S. and globally, than any health care bill.”

They describe the burden of climate change on communities in Haiti and Puerto Rico in particular. 

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