A Liberian press release describes the kind words of thanks, congratulations, and inspiration Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf gave to two-year Peace Corp volunteers and one-year GHSP volunteers at a special swearing-in ceremony. The full press release can be found here.
WCVB Channel 5 Chronicle sat down with Seed Global Health co-founder and CEO Dr. Vanessa Kerry to talk about how Seed is helping to build up the global health workforce by teaching and training future doctors, nurses and midwives. The video also features Global Health Service Partnership volunteer Mary Siebert, as well as video footage and pictures of what Seed looks like on the ground in countries such as Tanzania, Uganda, Liberia, Swaziland and Malawi. The video can be found on WCVB Channel 5 Chronicle’s website.
Seed Global Health CEO Vanessa Kerry participated in the Atlantic forum “The Problem Solvers: Cities on the Front Lines of HIV/AIDS” in New York on June 6. The forum explored local solutions to the global challenges of HIV/AIDS, especially disparities where access is not available to the poor and disadvantaged. Dr. Kerry participated in the “Power to the People” panel and shared the work of Seed strengthening health systems in areas where there are not enough healthcare workers to support the needs of the people. “70% of the world’s HIV burden may exist in sub-Saharan Africa, but that does not need to be the case. It’s 2016—we do not need to live in a world where there are two standards of healthcare in the world, whether it is between here and sub-Saharan Africa, or whether it is in our own backyard … Read More
Seed Global Health CEO Vanessa Kerry and Seed’s work training the next generation of health professionals in Africa were spotlighted in an extended news segment broadcast March 3 on WCBV, Boston’s ABC network affiliate. The segment appeared as part of a regular news feature called “5 for Good” that profiles Boston residents who are working to make the city and the world a better place. The report has also been posted on the WCVB website, where it is captioned “A Boston doctor is not only committed to patients locally, but also people in need half a world away.” In addition to an interview with Kerry conducted at Seed’s Boston headquarters, the report uses archival footage to show Kerry and several nurses and doctors volunteering in Africa as part of Seed’s flagship program – the Global Health Service Partnership, a joint initiative with … Read More
Peace Corps Passport cross posts 2014 GHSP Volunteer Deborah Goodman’s piece about her experience teaching midwifery in Tanzania as originally featured on IntraHealth International’s blog, VITAL. READ MORE>
Peace Corps Passport cross posts a piece from Seed’s blog from GHSP Program Manager, Peace Corps Uganda Bonaventure Ahaisibwe, MD, MPH who describes a story about a 2014 GHSP Volunteer that exemplifies the importance of investing in health education. READ MORE>
Eunice Kimunai, PhD, MPH describes her experience as a Kenyan working in Tanzania as a 2014 GHSP Nurse Educator. READ MORE>
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences highlights Drs. Boniface, Shokoohi, Scott, and Mullan’s key roles advising Seed Global Health and providing ultrasound and other medical training to Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers. READ MORE>
Peace Corps Passport cross posts GHSP Volunteer Cherlly Bailey’s piece, originally posted on Seed’s blog, about the role art can play in health education. READ MORE>