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Researchers, health care professionals, institutions, organizations, and community leaders need to work together to improve health in all communities across the United States. We are creating a learning community where anyone can learn about the applications of global health strategies to eliminate health disparities. This is a space for collaboration, partnerships, and sharing.
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The guide includes a series of change concepts, an organizational self-reflection tool, and a list of activities to support incorporation of ideas from abroad to improve health and health care in the U.S.
Overview of the G2L model, including history and underpinning global health strategies.
The Task Force on Global Advantage explores how the United States can improve community health by applying global lessons.
Strategies to minimize the impact of social hierarchy on health.
This review summarizes some of the most effective interventions from global health and their potential applications to improve health in low-resourced US populations.
This review proposes that the roles and interests which support community health work should emerge directly from the way in which health is organized at the community level.
This article, published in the Annals of Public Health, details Global to Local's testing of successful global health interventions in SeaTac and Tukwila.
Attention to the civic infrastructure of community-based organizations advances frameworks for understanding health cultures.
Proposes a framework that encourages partnership models in programming which can address questions of ethics, responsibility, and potential harms to receiving communities.
Proposes that strategic partnership between communities and health systems on simultaneously implemented strategies may accelerate progress in improving CHW performance at scale.
This guide is geared toward state and local government leaders who want to use intersectoral collaboration to promote health environments.
- WSU Sustaining Health Initiative
- Anansi Health
- The Build Health Challenge
- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Arnold Institute for Public Health
- Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC)
- Institute for Healthcare Improvement
- Washington Global Health Alliance
- Georgia Global Health Alliance
Ready to bring global home? Let’s build a healthier community together. Contact our staff today to get started.