Health and wellness looks different in every country and on every continent. What some may regard as a right in one country, is inaccessible or scarce in another. Global health represents the environments that affect physical, social and mental well-being for all humans.
In February, Global Impact is focusing on global health and the environments and obstacles that people around the world face on their path to wellness. Global Impact’s featured charity partner, Himalayan Cataract Project, works to screen communities for eye disease and provide restorative eye surgery for a minimal cost. To support this charity and other […]
On February 6, the world observes International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, pressing to end the cruel and unecessary practice of female genital mutilation around the world.
Spring has officially sprung, and the excitement of this time of year is always a great feeling – especially after a long winter with several snow days and quarantine periods resulting from new waves of COVID-19. Though winter is behind us, continuing to combat COVID-19 and promote overall health around the world are top of […]
When tasked with writing a blog post that would be published in the middle of November, my first thought was, “Perfect, easy – everyone loves a post that is comforting, moving and inspiring during the season of giving thanks!” When I learned the blog post topic was global health, well … after the last 18 […]
Belinda was 16 years old when she dropped out of school due to an unexpected pregnancy, seeing herself as a disappointment to her family and community. Today, she’s an emerging leader for women’s rights in Kenya and beyond. In Kenya, poverty is one of the leading contributors to the country’s high teenage pregnancy rate: nearly […]