Paradigm Shifts

By: Marcus Heisler About 30 percent of US medical students participate in global health experiences by the time they graduate from med school. These experiences range from shadowing world-class physicians in technologically advanced foreign hospitals to being the first-assist on a life-saving surgery in a remote rural health center. Most of these experiences are clinic-based,... Continue Reading →

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CRHP Mental Health Program: Repaving Old Paths

By: Sarita Panchang According to the World Health Organization, roughly 450 million people around the world suffer from a mental illness. In 2010, basic mental and behavioral conditions such as depression, anxiety, and substance abuse caused almost a fourth of total years of life lost due to disability . Doubtless, the global prevalence of mental... Continue Reading →

The Adolescent Boys Program: the Beginnings of a New Future

By: Lindsey Cawood http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/shaping-a-brighter-future-adolescent-boys-campaign The Adolescent Boys Program (ABP) is an idea over 40 years in the making. The concept of the program was conceived by Dr. Raj Arole while in the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship in 1966. While working with young Navajo Indians on public health measures, Dr. Arole noticed the behaviors... Continue Reading →

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