Alderman Harry Osterman and the City Council of Chicago passed a resolution on Oct. 8 declaring Oct. 21 Global Health Day in Chicago.
Global Health Day will be observed in recognition of the Global Health Initiative Fund established by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
The Global Health Initiative, an effort to provide resources for global health research and education, has funded more than 450 medical students and residents to serve in 36 different countries in the last seven years.
Feinberg School of Medicine will host its 7th annual benefit dinner for the Global Health Initiative on October 21.
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