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The Akili Initiative, an online student initiative for global health, has recently created a new Jobs & Internship Database to help students access opportunities in the field of global health. They have complied a database of 150 global health organizations and links to their jobs page. Akili is eager to hear any thoughts that you may have regarding the usefulness or design of this tool.

gatesfoundationBill and Melinda Gates Foundation Our belief that every life has equal value is at the core of our work at the foundation. We follow 15 guiding principles, which help define our approach to our philanthropic work, and employ an outstanding leadership team to direct our strategies and grantmaking.

cfhi.orgChild Family Health International (CFHI) Child Family Health International (CFHI) runs 20+ Global Health Education Programs in seven countries, placing students in clinics and public health facilities alongside local health professionals. CFHIs 4-16 week experiences immerse students in global health realities in Latin America, Africa, and India. CFHI is an NGO recognized by the United Nations. CFHI offers scholarship funding. Apply online.

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twitterCFHI on Twitter

Kaiser Global Health Facts An online gateway for the latest data and information on the U.S. role in global health.

fsi.stanford.eduFreeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) is Stanford University's primary center for innovative research on major international issues and challenges. FSI builds on Stanford's impressive intellectual strengths and rigorous academic standards through interdisciplinary research conducted by its university-wide faculty, researchers, and visiting scholars. A non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.


Global Fund for Women An international network of women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice. We advocate for and defend women's human rights by making grants to support women's groups around the world.

gh_learning_center Global Health Learning Center The U.S. Agency for International Development's Global Health eLearning Center with courses for busy global health professionals.

ghcouncilGlobal Health Council -- The Voice for Global Health The world's largest membership alliance dedicated to saving lives by improving health throughout the world. Our diverse membership is comprised of health-care professionals and organizations that include NGOs, foundations, corporations, government agencies and academic institutions that work to ensure global health for all.

ghcorpsGlobal Health Corps (GHC) Aims to mobilize a global community of young leaders to build a movement for health equity.


Lane Library Global Health Portal Divided into eight world regions, this portal was designed to provide targeted access to related databases, journals, ebooks and websites from around the world.


National Institute of Health NIH is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

partnershipforpublicservicePartnership for Public Service A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.

globalgatewayStanford Global Gateway This is a portal to Stanford’s international activities which is continuously updated. Check back frequently for new content and features

uniteforsightUnite for Sight A non-profit organization that empowers communities worldwide to improve eye health and eliminate preventable blindness. Unite For Sight applies best practices in eye care, public health, and social entrepreneurship to achieve our goal of high quality eye care for all. In addition to being a leader in providing cost-effective care to the world's poorest people, their Global Health University develops and nurtures the next generation of global health leaders.

usaidUS Agency for International Development (USAID) USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. The agency supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting 1) economic growth, agriculture and trade, 2) global health and 3) democracy, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance.

hhs.govUS Department of Health & Human Services The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.


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