Global Health Connections, Inc. will be hosting its 3rd annual 5k event, “Run For Haiti,” on the Auraria Campus in Denver on Saturday, September 19, 2015! The family and pet friendly 5k will be open to the public and will start at 10am. Participants will be encouraged to bring their family and pets, and have a […]
We would like to welcome GHC’s newest Board Members: Dr. Amy Johnson, Micah Hughes, and Kevin Forey. Dr. Amy Johnson is an obstetrician/gynecologist. She received her MD from the CU Medical School and is now the Chief of Medical Staff at Longmont United Hospital. Dr. Johnson is very active in the Longmont community and is […]
Come join GHC for an evening of dancing, drinks, appetizers, and more! All proceeds go toward our maternity center in Leogane, Haiti. Funds raised will directly pay birthing costs in an area hardest hit by the earthquake in 2010. The Maternity Center will open this fall and is very much needed. 226,000 people are estimated to […]
On behalf of the planning committee, I am pleased to announce and invite everyone to Global Health Connections’ inaugural 5K on September 28, 2013. This fun run/walk, Paws for the Cause, welcomes all family members, including furry or feathered companions, to join in on a morning of entertainment while learning about Haiti and global health. […]
GHC member Carrie Paykoc reflects on her recent trip to Haiti.
The Global Water Challenge started in 2003 as an exciting competition for middle school student teams. Teams investigate a social, economic, environmental, or health-related water issue locally and in a developing country and prepare an innovative solution to that specific problem in the form of an interesting, creative, and informative presentation.
Sue Counterman, GHC Board Member, recounts her recent trip to Haiti.
I have had the opportunity to visit Haiti twice in my life, thus far. My most recent visit I learned two important things: 1) I will most certainly return; and 2) my relationship with Haiti is too young to go un-chaperoned. During this visit I spent my last four days in the country learning about […]
I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to serve as Executive Director for a dedicated not-for-profit that is clearly making an impact not only in Denver, but around the world. Carrie Paykoc did an amazing job of leading the organization, and she has been a great mentor to me the last several months. Volunteering for […]
A fantastic introductory book list to the history and culture of Haiti!