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Brigading for Better Health

In 2017, Global Medical Brigades and Global Dental Brigades provided medical care to 2,257 patients.

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Global Brigades Group 2017


"To empower volunteers and under-resourced communities to resolve global health and economic disparities and inspire all involved to collaboratively work towards an equal world. To improve equality of life by igniting the largest student-led social responsibility movement on the planet."

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Medical Brigades

Medical Brigades

During the first half of the Global Brigades experience, students are tasked with responsibilities such as intake, triage, consultation, dental, pharmacy, and charla.

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Public Brigades

Public Health Brigades

During the last half of the Global Brigades experience, students are tasked with performing public health services that benefit the community and its members.

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WVU Medical and Dental Global Brigades 2016 Highlights

A first hand look at some of the experiences West Virginia University's Global Brigaders experienced on their 2016 Spring Break trip to rural Nicaragua.


WVU Global Medical and Dental Brigades

To learn more about Global Brigades, check out their home page.

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