Bridging the Gap Between the Data and the Faces
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Bridging the Gap Between the Data and the Faces

Today’s post comes from 2014-2015 Global Health Fellow Jen Zhu with our partner organization Global Health Corps. Jen is from the great state of North Carolina, and is currently working with Millennium Villages on improving health systems in Uganda. In this post, Jen reflects on the importance of not only recording the facts, but recognizing … Continue reading »

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How much is a picture worth?
Ambassador / Partner / Wednesday Wisdom

How much is a picture worth?

Today’s post comes from Elizabeth Haffa, a Fellow with our partner organization Global Health Corps. During her graduate studies for an MPA at Monterey Institute of International Studies, Liz worked as a microfinance intern with the community organization Haitian American Caucus in Haiti. She spent the past year working with Action, a non-profit domestic microcenter … Continue reading »

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Fellow
Ambassador / Wednesday Wisdom

It Takes a Village to Raise a Fellow

Today’s post comes from Devin Faris with our partner organizations S.O.U.L. and Global Health Corps. After working with refugees and people affected by HIV near Kampala, Uganda, and after numerous visits to Bujagali, he relocated to New York City to complete his M.A. in International Education with hopes of one day returning. Devin is a 2014-2015 … Continue reading »

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Looking Up: From Sympathy to Respect
Ambassador / Wednesday Wisdom

Looking Up: From Sympathy to Respect

Today’s post comes from Sydni Heron, a fellow with our partner organization Global Citizen Year. She is spending part of her gap year as a nurses assistant at a small health clinic in Ecuador.  Patronato is an agency of social character, created to provide social protection to the most vulnerable groups of the canton. The action part of the policies laid … Continue reading »

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