Rochester Undergrads Featured in GlobeMed Video

Univ. Communications – Rohini Bhatia ’13 and Anupa Gewali ’12, co-presidents of the Rochester chapter of GlobeMed, an organization that works to improve the health of people living in poverty around the world, were recently featured in a video about the organization’s annual global health summit.

The video follows Bhatia, along with two other college students, as they attend workshops and lectures that explore issues related to global health equality.

2011 GlobeMed Global Health Summit Documentary from GlobeMed on Vimeo.

Rochester’s chapter, which was founded in 2010, has launched several initiatives related to improving global health. The group has partnered with Kallpa Iquitos in Iquitos, Peru to support programs that bring together youth and adults in Iquitos to develop creative and innovative solutions that improve the health, education, and quality of life within their communities. Additionally, Rochester’s chapter has organized educational and fundraising events to support GlobeMed’s cause.

Students interested in learning more about GlobeMed can email rochester@globemed.org for more information.