Why Universal Health Coverage Day is a Call to Action for the World’s Youth

February 12, 2018

Arush Lal is a 2017–2018 Global Health Corps fellow at IntraHealth International. During his time at Georgia Tech studying Business Administration, Arush worked to lead several on-campus public health initiatives. These include founding Volunteers Around the World - Georgia Tech, where he led 70 students to four developing countries, providing over 1,200 patients with medications and health education. He is also involved with Buzz Mobile Health, providing healthcare to Atlanta’s homeless populations, and has developed and proposed a new undergraduate degree at Georgia Tech in Global Health Systems and Technology. Arush is passionate about SLS and serves on its Student Advisory Board, providing input on initiatives like the upcoming application for an Atlanta UN-RCE. Arush interned in the Office of Pandemics and Emerging Threats (OGA/HHS) during the Zika Outbreak and worked in the largest trauma hospital in the Dominican Republic. Read his article "Why Universal Health Coverage Day is a Call to Action for the World’s Youth"!