While there is no single commonly accepted definition of global health, the Committee on the U.S. Commitment to Global Health offers the following definition: “health problems, issues, and concerns that transcend national boundaries, and may best be addressed by cooperative actions […] and the goal of improving health for all people by reducing avoidable disease, disabilities, and deaths.” By partnering with CMC, we hope to work in union and learn from each other’s strengths while overcoming healthcare barriers in every setting together.
Explore this issue:May 2018
Sreeya Yalamanchali, MD, is a fourth-year resident in the University of Kansas Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. Read more about Dr. Yalamanchali’s medical service trip to Vellore, India on the KU ENT Global Health blog.