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UNI Global Health Corps receives award

December 10, 2002

Michele Yehieli, executive director, UNI Global Health Corps, (319) 273-5806
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa Global Health Corps (GHC) has been named a Family Friendly Workplace by the Family and Children's Council.

The GHC received the award for its commitment to women, children and families, and for its emphasis on wellness and a family-friendly environment.

About 80 percent of GHC clients are women and children, and include refugees, immigrants, minorities, the elderly, rural farm families, the homeless, and others with special public health needs. Since it began in 1996, GHC has served more than 30,000 at-risk clients.