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Child Family Health International (CFHI) provides community-based Global Health Education Programs for students and institutions.

CFHI Partners With Medical Spanish Leader to Equip Students for More Successful Global Experiences

CFHI Partners With Medical Spanish Leader to Equip Students for More Successful Global Experiences

  Students with strong local language skills have more meaningful and impactful experiences during global health experiences. Those same students go on to be better healthcare providers and workers. As the ability to speak Spanish increasingly becomes an essential tool…

Bay Area Nonprofit Ramps Up Pre-Departure Training for Global Health Volunteers and Students

Bay Area Nonprofit Ramps Up Pre-Departure Training for Global Health Volunteers and Students

Child Family Health International (CFHI), a nonprofit organization offering community-based global health programs in 11 countries for students and universities, has combined forces across sectors to spotlight the importance of preparing for global service and learning before setting foot in…

San Francisco Nonprofit Introduces Program Bridging Social Development and Health in Ghana

San Francisco Nonprofit Introduces Program Bridging Social Development and Health in Ghana

Child Family Health International (CFHI), a nonprofit organization that has provided transformative global health experiences to over 10,000 participants since 1992, today announced the launch of a new program in Ghana. This new program will cater to students of all…

An 'Alternative to Alternative Spring Break': San Francisco-Based Global Health Nonprofit Launches Spring Break Seminar Programs

An 'Alternative to Alternative Spring Break': San Francisco-Based Global Health Nonprofit Launches Spring Break Seminar Programs

Child Family Health International (CFHI), a United Nations recognized nonprofit organization that has provided transformative global health experiences to over 10,000 participants since 1992, today announced the launch of Spring Break Global Health Seminars as an “Alternative to Alternative Spring…

San Francisco-Based Non-Profit Child Family Health International Introduces Program in Hawai'i

Child Family Health International (CFHI), a nonprofit organization that has provided transformative global health experiences to over 10,000 participants since 1992, today announced the launch of a new program in Hawai’i -- the organization’s first US-based program — increasing the…

San Francisco-Based Non-Profit Receives Award of Excellence for Community-Based Education Programs Across the Globe

Child Family Health International (CFHI), a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization and leader in creating ethical global health education experiences to over 10,000 participants since 1992, has received the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) Award of Excellence for Outstanding Leader…

San Francisco Global Health Nonprofit Introduces Program Bridging Social Work and Healthcare in Ghana

Child Family Health International (CFHI), a nonprofit organization that has provided transformative global health experiences to over 10,000 participants since 1992, today announced the launch of a new program in Ghana, increasing the organization’s scope to over 40 Global Health…

Child Family Health International and Collaborators Advance Field of Global Health Education With Updated Guidelines and Consensus for Health-Related Experiences Abroad

Child Family Health International and Collaborators Advance Field of Global Health Education With Updated Guidelines and Consensus for Health-Related Experiences Abroad

Child Family Health International- a San Francisco-based, United Nations-recognized non-profit- is a leader in the effort to set guidelines and build consensus around the do’s and don’ts of Global Health experiential learning.  Collaborating with CFHI, The Forum on Education Abroad…

San Francisco Non-Profit Lends Its Expertise to Guide for Students Seeking Experience in Global Health

San Francisco Non-Profit Lends Its Expertise to Guide for Students Seeking Experience in Global Health

Child Family Health International, an NGO with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, has contributed its expertise in the ethics of education abroad in resource-limited settings to a new book edited by Dr. Neil Arya former Director of the…

Non-Profit Represents Bay Area in Summer Institute Designed to Strengthen Global Health Teaching Practices

Non-Profit Represents Bay Area in Summer Institute Designed to Strengthen Global Health Teaching Practices

Child Family Health International, an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the UN ECOSOC, collaborated with professional organizations and universities on the “AAC&U 2017 Teaching Global Health: Summer Institute for Undergraduate Curriculum and Course Design.” The Association of American Colleges…

Doing Harm Rather Than Good: Bay Area Leader Convenes Key Stakeholders to Scrutinize the Dynamics Behind Students Volunteering Abroad

Doing Harm Rather Than Good: Bay Area Leader Convenes Key Stakeholders to Scrutinize the Dynamics Behind Students Volunteering Abroad

Child Family Health International, an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the UN ECOSOC, is a key sponsor for the ‘Symposium on the Ethics of Help: Creating Global Ambassadors for Patient Safety’ in collaboration with the University of Minnesota. While…

Bay Area Global Health Education Leader Collaborates With Pre-Departure Innovator Debuting Standard-Setting Online Preparation

Bay Area Global Health Education Leader Collaborates With Pre-Departure Innovator Debuting Standard-Setting Online Preparation

Globalization is taking hold of all aspects of society. When it comes to global experiences for students, scholars such as Dr. Jessica Evert recognize that adequate preparation is essential. Known in the sector as “pre-departure training,” a San Francisco-based non-profit, Child Family…

Inaugural Thomas Hall Scholars Chosen by Global Health Education Non-Profit Leader

Inaugural Thomas Hall Scholars Chosen by Global Health Education Non-Profit Leader

Child Family Health International, an NGO in special consultative status with the UN, has found its first awardees of the CFHI Thomas Hall Scholars Program. Dr. Thomas Hall is a respected leader in Global Health, having worked over the past…

San Francisco-Based Global Health Non-Profit Brings Community Engagement Research to the Forefront

San Francisco-Based Global Health Non-Profit Brings Community Engagement Research to the Forefront

Child Family Health International, a UN-recognized provider of community-based Global Health Education Programs for students and institutions with a unique model that fosters reciprocal partnerships and empowerment in local communities, has launched an important new webinar series. Titled, “Research in…

Global Health Education Leader Launches Planetary Health/One Health Initiative in Anticipation for Earth Day

Global Health Education Leader Launches Planetary Health/One Health Initiative in Anticipation for Earth Day

​Human health has improved tremendously in recent decades thanks to technological improvements and the use of planetary resources. Examples include an increase in life expectancy, reduced poverty, and reductions in maternal and infant mortality. But this progress has been accompanied…

Global Health Competency Toolkit: A Starting Point for Global Health Learners and Educators

Global Health Competency Toolkit: A Starting Point for Global Health Learners and Educators

​​At the Consortium of Universities for Global Health’s inaugural 2008 meeting, participants wanted an organization to define the field and discipline of global health and standardize required curricula and competencies for global health, among other activities. A 2015 seminal article…

US-European Collaboration Generates Essential Tool for Health Students Considering International Electives

​​Child Family Health International, a Bay Area NGO in special consultative status with the UN ECOSOC, has delivered ethical global health programming to students for over two decades. In collaboration with Medsin-UK, a student network and registered charity tackling global…

New Research by Bay Area Non-Profit Reveals Methods to Strengthen International Service-Learning

New Research by Bay Area Non-Profit Reveals Methods to Strengthen International Service-Learning

​​​The term capacity building is used to describe the expansion of knowledge, skills, and bandwidth within a particular workforce.  The burgeoning field of global health emphasizes the importance of capacity building as essential to improve the health of individuals and…

New Study Challenges Assumptions About Impact of Students During Global Health Experiences

​​Students from colleges and graduate programs in the US are increasingly taking part in international experiences, particularly in poorer countries (collectively called the “Global South”). Often these programs place students under the pretenses students improve the health of community members.…

New Partnership in India With Award-Winning NGO Generates Rural Program Focused on Chronic Disease and Integrative Medicine

​Child Family Health International (CFHI), a non-profit organization that has provided transformative global health experiences to over 8,000 participants since 1992, today announced the addition of a new program in a rural community outside of Mysore, India, focused on chronic disease…

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