On their campuses throughout the US, Canada, and beyond, FIMRC chapters work hard to improve health conditions locally and abroad. These student groups are focused, driven, and determined to make the world a healthier place through advocacy, fundraising, and volunteering.
As a refugee living in Costa Rica, Juana’s dog bite wound went untreated because she didn’t know where to access medical care. Then she found FIMRC’s Project Alajuelita clinic. From that point on, this widow, single mom, and all-around resilient soul began a new journey of healing.
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Volunteers Bring Invaluable Skills and Perspectives to Global Health Programs
Through a network of global health volunteers and international partnerships, the FIMRC mission continues on, stronger than ever. FIMRC’s Key Relations Manager, Jessica Southern, has over 7 years’ experience in global health fieldwork. She’s sharing her insight on the importance of academic partnerships; how both undergrad and graduate students can make long-term impacts abroad.