• Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey YouTube Icon
  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Grey RSS Icon

999 Peachtree St. NE c/o Georgia Bio Suite 1800 
Atlanta, GA 30309

©2018-2019 Georgia Global Health Alliance. All rights reserved

Finfrock Web Design

GGHA & Member News

Interested in posting your Global Health news? Contact us today.

Brenda, a single mother of two, is employed as a domestic worker, washing and ironing clothes. She makes just $19 per week, barely enough to feed her and her two children, a daughter aged 2, and a son aged 10. Her job offers no benefits. She has no vacation, no insuran...

May 13, 2019

The third annual Bill Foege Global Health Awards will be presented by MAP International on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Delta Flight Museum. The award, named to pay tribute to Bill Foege, a global hero best known for eradicating smallpox, honors individuals and organi...

March 19, 2019

The young mother drew the blanket close to shade her baby. The sun burned down on Susanna and the hundreds of others waiting patiently in line, hoping to see a doctor. Born just weeks before in rural Honduras, her baby boy was a gift from God. Her stomach throbbed in p...

January 10, 2019

Imagine living in Tennessee or North Carolina when a cold front dumps freezing rain on your town. Now imagine if you lived in a tent or make-shift hut with no heating and that same cold front blew through your city. Or worse, the rains swept your tent away. 

This is wha...

Being told you have cancer is a devastating moment in your life, and my first reaction was probably typical of most patients‒fear. Fear of the unknown, fear of being isolated or in pain, fear of long stays in the hospital, and fear of leaving my family behind, among ot...

December 17, 2018

You can throw a rock from almost any street corner in America and hit a drugstore. While that may be a bit of an exaggeration, finding a CVS, Walgreens, or other pharmacy isn’t difficult. In fact, according to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, 90 percent o...

May 8, 2018

The second annual Bill Foege Global Health Awards will be presented by MAP International Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at the Delta Flight Museum. 

To commend Bill Foege, a global hero best known for eradicating smallpox, the award honors individuals and organizations for the...

Even before a disaster hits, MAP becomes a disaster response center. And much of the preparation necessary for a humanitarian response requires significant advance planning.

When we know a hurricane is forming, or receive news of an earthquake, or see refugees fleeing c...

April 27, 2018

People began to line up just as the sun was rising. By 8 am, the line circled the entire block with the small church in the center.

We had come from the US to the Dominican Republic to help a small church with a building project and their Vacation Bible School. But when...

World Chagas Day is tomorrow, April 14.

This world health day is designed to raise awareness of a rarely talked about and frequently silenced disease. Chagas is considered silenced because its transmission is linked to poverty and its magnitude, even in the 21st century...

Please reload