Health does not exist in a vacuum. The symptoms of poor health, such as diseases, injuries, and chronic illnesses, are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to tackling health disparities. Underlying factors like nutrition, physical activity, and education can have a profound influence on overall health and wellbeing. It’s just as crucial to tackling these fundamental causes of poor health as it is to tackle the symptoms.
MEDLIFE at UGA looks for service opportunities that allow us to address these root causes of health disparities and empower people to live healthier lives. We accomplish this by partnering with local organizations and communities through hands-on service and direct interaction.
Some organizations we’ve partnered and served with: