Empower Through Health (ETH) is building a Global Health Institute (GHI) where solutions to extraordinary challenges in global health can be addressed through interdisciplinary and intercultural collaboration.


Armed with our collaborative strength, we seek to find scalable solutions to the issues that affect the most vulnerable and work with them to develop resilient households and communities.

We recognize our mission through providing direct preventive and acute medical care driven by community participation, conducting multidisciplinary research projects to advance the frontiers of knowledge in global health delivery, and educating a future generation of global leaders to become socially responsible global citizens.

Educating future leaders to become globally aware and fight inequity.

Global Leaders Fellowship (GLF) is a program that permits undergraduate student groups to gain valuable experience in devising, implementing, and researching public health interventions targeting a specific global health challenge.


Our inaugural class of Summer 2020 included 19 undergraduate students from five elite American universities organized into five chapters based on the university.

ETH Global Health
 Leadership Fellowship


January 2021 - August 2021 global leaders will launch global health projects in partnership with local community leadership, Village Health Teams, and Uganda Christian University students. 

Meet Our Chapters

To achieve the goal of advancing global health through research, ETH is scaling its Global Health Institute (GHI) to initiate five implementation research projects with collaboration from members of five separate American universities in the beginning of 2021.


These projects will include community-based treatment for psychosis in rural areas of low-income countries, efficacy of mass drug administration for helminthic infections, women’s empowerment through contraception, approaches to prevent malaria, and development of a “super-food” to address malnutrition.


Students Against Malnutrition 


Development of a “super-food” to address malnutrition


Students Against Malaria


Approaches to prevent malaria


Students Against Parasitic Diseases

Parasitic Diseases 

Efficacy of mass drug administration for helminthic infections


Female Empowerment


Women’s empowerment through contraception

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Community-based treatment for psychosis in rural areas of low-income countries

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Academic, Cultural, and Organizational Advisors


Advisors and consultants that work across leadership and help ensure that the GHI’s mission – educating future leaders to become globally aware and fight inequity – informs all its programs and activities

News & Updates

ETH Global Health Experiential Fellowship

May 31st - July 9th & July 12th - August 20th 

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a six-week immersive experience working on a team with Ugandan undergraduate and masters level students, as part of the ETH Global Health Experiential Fellowship. 

Our Goals: 

Foster cultural immersion and humility

Projects in consultation with global health practitioners after discussion regarding interests and goals of your team

Practical experience and classroom didactics

ETH fosters a supportive environment through providing academic, organizational, and cultural mentorship to each of the chapters. Additionally, faculty members at the respective American universities and at Ugandan universities with expertise in the topic of the chapters’ research also mentor the chapters. Through this framework, we envision future faculty-level institutional collaboration on projects through our infrastructure.

For More Information on the
ETH Global Health Experiential Fellowship:

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email us at admin@ethealth.org