Connecting global health communities with faculty, staff, students and global health leaders to carry out education, research and advocacy. OHSU’s four schools - the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and the OSU-OHSU School of Pharmacy all collaborate in developing educational opportunities for health professional students, faculty and staff in international communities at home and abroad.
The 3rd Annual Global Health Fair Video
The Global Health Center, hosted a Global Health Fair at OHSU in October 2013 with 10 non-profit organizations presenting on opportunities to volunteer locally and globally.
Non-profit participants are listed below.
- BIRDS International
- Child Family Health International
- Chwele Health Clinic [Kenya]
- Doctors Without Borders
- Footsteps to Healing [Ethiopia] (see in-country site info)
- Health Volunteers Overseas
- Himalayan Health Exchange
- Medical Teams International (unable to present)
- Wholistic Peace Institute
Gabon visit - Summer 2013
Spencer and Palmer met with WHO in Gabon to lay the groundwork for a mhealth surveillance system. Also to potentially establish short-term visits for OHSU faculty and residents to the College of Health Sciences of Makarere University, one of the oldest in Africa, and to the Albert Schweitzer Hospital, among other venues in Africa and elsewhere. Highlights