SEATTLE, March 7, 2012 - Today Crosscut.com posted an article by free-lance journalist and Seattle-based stringer for the New York Times Collin Tong titled, 'Seattle's global health powerhouses turn their attention to south King County.' The almost 1,900-word piece provided an update on the Global to Local (G2L)initiative that Swedish has been supporting over the last two years.
G2L is a coalition of local and global health groups that have banded together to bring the lessons they've learned in developing countries to south King County, where the health index is as bad as Nairobi.
In support of Swedish’s mission to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve and continuing our long-standing commitment to improve the health of our region, Swedish has partnered with Washington Global Health Alliance, Public Health – Seattle & King County, and HealthPoint to address disparities in local health care through this groundbreaking initiative: Global to Local.
To read the Crosscut.com article, click here.