#TimmyTuesdays are for random global health facts. This one will put finals in perspective for you all: Each year, 2 million children die from preventable and treatable diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia because of lack of treatment. The main way to prevent this? Handwashing!3 days ago
Timmy Global Health at DePauw
"Expanding access to healthcare; empowering students and volunteers to engage directly in global development." -Timmy Global Health
Timmy Global Health is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit organization that works with students, volunteers, international and US partners to expand healthcare access and education to under-served populations across the globe.
Timmy Global Health empowers students and volunteers to tackle today’s most pressing global health challenges. To achieve this goal, Timmy sends medical services to support the work of international partner organizations and channels financials, medical, and human resources to community based health and development programs. Timmy Global Health at DePauw University works to execute the vision and mission of Timmy Global Health.
Timmy has 3 main objectives:
- To provide direct medical assistance and healthcare services to low-income communities in the developing world through short-term medical brigades
- To strengthen our partner organizations by providing them with the financial, medical, in-kind, and human resources required to build their capacity and strengthen their missions, outreach, and impact
- To foster global awareness and humanitarian values in our students and volunteers by empowering them to actively engage in global development
To learn more about Timmy Global Health in general visit www.timmyglobalhealth.org
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Celebrate the conclusion of #TimmyWeek with Chipotle from 4-6pm today in the GCPA. $10 for a burrito & side. Cash, card & venmo accepted!2 years ago
Global health + Chipotle= Globalritos! $10 for a burrito & side. Only from 4-6pm today in the GCPA Atrium! Come support Timmy! #TimmyWeek2 years ago