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Brooklyn College News

Brooklyn College Global Medical Brigades Focuses on Sustainable Health in Central Panama


Brooklyn College senior Raisa Santos and sophomore Sadiya Hoque know the importance of understanding the political and structural problems facing developing nations and their citizens. As members of the Brooklyn College Global Medical Brigades (BCGMB), they joined 11 other Brooklyn College students, and Ernesto Cuba of the Graduate Center of The City University of New York, on a weeklong trip to the towns of Cañazas, Guacuco Guna, and Guacuco Latino in Central Panama this past August.

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SMU The Daily Campus

The Club on Campus that’s Changing Lives Overseas


On Sunday evenings, Pre-Med student Jordan Sullivan heads to Hyer Hall for an important meeting. In room 111, SMU’s chapter of the Global Medical Brigade meets for its weekly meeting. The crew may not look like much on its own, together they are making a difference, providing medical care for those in need. Junior Bryce Jenson is a member of the club.

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Green Valley News

Walden Grove grad helps UA medical group bringing critical aid to Ghana


While most college students look forward to summer to relax, Sahuarita resident Grace Sisk and the members of the University of Arizona Medical Brigades geared up to travel to some of the world’s poorest countries, bringing with them life-changing opportunities.

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Bowling Green State University News

Global Medical Brigades provide invaluable experience to BGSU students


A group of students will travel to Honduras in the summer of 2019 to volunteer in a medical brigade through the Global Medical Brigades chapter at Bowling Green State University. While in Honduras, students will have the opportunity to assist with medical procedures for people in need of medical attention living in poor communities.

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The Norwester

Hickman’s Harbour woman helps in Honduras

August, 2018

In Honduras, Nikita Marsh worked with other Global Brigades groups and local community volunteers to deliver various medical and dental services.
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STU Global Brigades Install Water Systems in Honduras

July, 2018

“Chelsea Connell and Robyn Metcalfe saw education, community engagement, and social justice come together during the STU Global Brigades water brigade in Honduras. The STU chapter of the international student-led movement spent nine days in Los Terrones, Honduras, working with locals to address concerns about access to clean water, and digging trenches and laying pipes for a new system.”

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Illinois Wesleyan University News

Global Medical Brigades Bring Aid to Honduran Communities


The Illinois Wesleyan University Global Medical Brigades team provided health care to more than 700 people in need and made long-lasting sanitation improvements in several communities during a recent trip to Honduras.

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Magazines at Marquette

Coming Full Circle

June, 2018

A pair of Marquette alumni, former undergraduate brigade volunteers, now physicians return to Nicaragua with Global Brigades as health care professionals.

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Magazines at Marquette

Bringing on the Brigades

June, 2018

Global Brigades celebrates 15 years of service in rural Central America with Marquette University. What started as an idea from a College of Health Sciences student would quickly grow beyond all expectations.

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Journal Pioneer

Jake Shea making second Global Brigades trip to Honduras

April 30, 2018

“We try to make a whole community empowered,” Shea described Global Brigades’ mission. “Eventually, they have everything they need to sustain themselves.” He said 11 communities in Honduras have already gained empowered status. Global Brigades teams are then able to concentrate their efforts in other communities.

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