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EMPOWER THROUGH HEALTH
GLOBAL HEALTH INSTITUTE

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.

Meet Our Chapters

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

 

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.

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Students Against Malnutrition 

Malnutrition

Development of a “super-food” to address malnutrition

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Students Against Malaria

Malaria

Approaches to prevent malaria

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Students Against Parasitic Diseases

Parasitic Diseases 

Efficacy of mass drug administration for helminthic infections

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Female Empowerment

THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
 

Women’s empowerment through contraception

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Psychosis

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

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

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Academic, Cultural, and Organizational Advisors

STEERING COMMITEE

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

Our Goals: 

Collaboration:
Foster cultural immersion and humility

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

Education:
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.

email us at admin@ethealth.org

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