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Community Events

The Center for Global Health co-sponsors monthly and annual events and outreach opportunities on and off campus throughout the year. Here are global health events that are happening around the world.


December 7, 2014

International Health Work in Latin America

Benson Hall 180, University of Colorado Boulder Campus

7:00 pm

Health Outreach for Latin America (H.O.L.A.) is sponsoring a presentation by Dr. Alphonse Keasley, Assistant Vice Chancellor in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at the University of Colorado. To learn more about this event, click here.​

January 15, 2015

Introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Toolbox

Posner Center, 1031 33rd St, Denver, CO

5:30-8:00 p.m.

What will you gain?
  1. Recognize the basics of GIS Maps, including layers, labels, indicators, etc.
  2. Identify GIS training and educational resources.
  3. Recall StoryMapping as a powerful tool for donors, beneficiaries, and stakeholders.
  4. Construct a sample map by applying GIS principles and analyzing demographic data.

Learn more.


March 22-May 19, 2015

Ride for World Health 2015

Ride for World Health is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization founded in 2006 by medical students at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. The Ride itself is an annual full support pedal powered journey bringing global health issues to classrooms and lecture halls in small towns and big cities across America. Along the way, riders raise funds for select beneficiaries who represent their ideals and implement programs that address the very issues they lecture about.

Apply to become a rider! Go to, click on “Apply Now,” or contact Arwa Mesiwala and Dave Hartnett at

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