GlobeMed at UCLA helped fund the building of water sources like boreholes in the Nama sub-county in Uganda, providing villagers with clean water access. (Courtesy of GlobeMed at UCLA)

Students intern in Uganda to grow a safer, cleaner environment

Students in a small Ugandan village jumped from their seats to greet Harveen Sekhon every time she entered the classroom. Sekhon, a third-year human biology and society student, taught menstrual hygiene and sanitation practices this summer at Johnson Nkosi Memorial Primary School, where some members of the community are single mothers, orphans and children living with HIV and AIDS. Read more...

GlobeMed at UCLA helped fund the building of water sources like boreholes in the Nama sub-county in Uganda, providing villagers with clean water access. (Courtesy of GlobeMed at UCLA)

The Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library is currently undergoing construction and will reduce its hours until April. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
The Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library is currently undergoing construction and will reduce its hours until April. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

The SIMS lab uses the IMS-1270 ion microprobe to analyze rock samples and study the history of the solar system. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
The SIMS lab uses the IMS-1270 ion microprobe to analyze rock samples and study the history of the solar system. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

The new Senate Bill No. 277 enforces a mandatory vaccination requirement for most public and private K-12 facilities in the state, including preschools and day care centers such as the UCLA Lab School. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
The new Senate Bill No. 277 enforces a mandatory vaccination requirement for most public and private K-12 facilities in the state, including preschools and day care centers such as the UCLA Lab School. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)


UCLA cardiologists partnered with Marymount High School students in April 2014 to establish Heal My HeART, an art and music therapy program that helps relieve patients suffering from heart failure and transplant recovery. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)
UCLA cardiologists partnered with Marymount High School students in April 2014 to establish Heal My HeART, an art and music therapy program that helps relieve patients suffering from heart failure and transplant recovery. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

The International Health Scholar program, a partnership between COPE Health Solutions and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, allows international students to get clinical experience in the U.S. (Courtesy of Tisa Thomas)
The International Health Scholar program, a partnership between COPE Health Solutions and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, allows international students to get clinical experience in the U.S. (Courtesy of Tisa Thomas)


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