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Dr. Ewarko Obuku: Strengthening Uganda’s Health Workforce

Last month a variety of stakeholders gathered to discuss the...
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Meet Lillian: Defying “Tradition” to Pursue her Medical Dreams

There are only 3 physicians for every 100,000 people in...
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Women in the Lead: Reflections from Seed + Friends on #IWD2017

In honor of International Women's Day 2017, we asked leaders...
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A Midwife’s Bold Commitment to Change in Liberia

Far too many women die in childbirth. Far too many...
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Strengthening mental health care in Malawi

From Seattle to Senegal, the importance of skilled mental health...
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Center for Public Impact: Doctor in the house: How Vanessa Kerry is helping seed better global healthcare

Check out Center for Public Impact's interview with Seed Global...
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“Why did this mother die?”

During Dr. Abel Mussa’s internship, he was one of eight...
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Seed Helps Organize Antimicrobial Resistance Conference in Mbale Uganda

Drug and antibiotic resistance is increasingly becoming a global problem,...
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Let’s Support Safe Anesthesia Practices

Anesthesia remains an often overlooked area of health care in...
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Marie Claire’s Young Women’s Honors – Dr. Vanessa Kerry

Seed Global Health co-founder and CEO, Dr. Vanessa Kerry will...
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A Young Anesthesiologist is Making a Difference in Tanzania

In Tanzania, a country with only 22 anesthesiologists for more...
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There Is Strength in Numbers – A letter to Tanzanian Mothers

"There is Strength in Numbers": A letter from GHSP Nurse...
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US Ambassador to Malawi swears in Peace Corp GHSP Volunteers

At a swearing-in ceremony, the US Ambassador to Malawi recognized...
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Teacher and Student Find Inspiration in Each Other – Mary and Shamim

When Mary Sebert arrived at Mbarara University of Science and...
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Collaboration and Partnership Secures Accreditation for Nursing Program in Uganda

  For GHSP Nurse Educators Genevieve Evenhouse and Janet Gross,...
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Seed CEO Vanessa Kerry Speaks at HIV/AIDS Problem Solvers Forum

Seed Global Health CEO Vanessa Kerry participated in the Atlantic forum...
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Empowering My Students to Have a Voice – Nurse education in Uganda

Two years ago, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)...
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Seed Award Improves Training for Students, Care for Patients in Tanzania

When Ruth Oenga and Sakina Moloo started the second semester of...
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GHSP Nurse Educator Megan Coe: Two years of teaching and learning in Malawi

Prior to becoming a Global Health Service Partnership Volunteer in...
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“Empowering my students as advocates for women” – Teaching midwifery in Uganda

As a nurse, a midwife, an educator, and a public...
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International Day of the Midwife: Ms. Elizabeth Kijugu

For Ms. Elizabeth Kijugu, teaching midwifery at Hubert Kairuki Memorial...
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Sharing knowledge and memories – GHSP Volunteer and Ugandan physician reminisce

Ari Hoffman had just completed his residency in Internal Medicine...
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Record number of GHSP Physician and Nurse Educators to be placed for 2016

This year the Global Health Service Partnership will be placing...
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GHSP Volunteers in Uganda organize national conference on wound care and pain management

Over 220 local health professionals attended a conference on wound/burn...
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Getting to know you – Dr. Bridget Malewezi

Growing up in Malawi as the daughter of a nurse...
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Getting to know you — Dr. Deogratias Ngoma, Seed Country Representative in Tanzania

When Deogratias Ngoma joined the Seed team as our first...
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Introducing a lifesaving diagnostic tool in Uganda

Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Volunteer Jenifer Lasman arrived at...
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Seed CEO Dr. Vanessa Kerry named to Young Global Leaders Forum

Dr. Vanessa Kerry, Seed's co-founder and CEO, has been named...
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Peace Corps and Seed Announce GHSP Expansion to Liberia

The Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) is expanding to Liberia as...
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Seed’s Vanessa Kerry in Huffington Post: “Make health central to every conversation about economic growth”

“The connections between disease and poverty -- and between health...
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Leaders in Nursing: Esther Beebwa

For Mrs. Esther Beebwa, becoming a nurse was a “dream...
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World Cancer Day 2016: A Tanzanian doctor’s fight against cervical cancer

In 2012, more than 8 million people died from cancer...
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We need someone to sing the song with us: Family Medicine in Malawi

Dr. Martha Makwero, the head of the Family Medicine Department...
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Getting to know you – Dr. Bonaventure Ahaisibwe

It would be hard to imagine anybody better qualified or...
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Scaling up cervical cancer prevention in Tanzania

[January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month – a fitting time...
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Project strengthening awards make a lasting impact

During their year of service, GHSP Physician and Nurse Educators...
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A Night in the Life

Pride and Purpose Fuel Ugandan Midwife Mary Elizabeth Nawil 84...
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Bringing vital pulmonology tools and techniques to Tanzania

In the US and other wealthy countries, bronchoscopy – using...
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Medical and Nursing Education in Uganda – Ari & Kelly’s Story

Living paycheck to paycheck, praying that the government is actually able...
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Sharing Knowledge. Strengthening Health Systems. Saving Lives. – Cathleen’s Story

"Making a difference" is one of my core aspirations.  As...
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Sharing Knowledge. Strengthening Health Systems. Saving Lives – Kiran’s Story

The educational system in Uganda is based on the British...
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Sharing Knowledge. Strengthening Health Systems. Saving Lives – Elizabeth’s Story

This is a common exchange during a chat with a...
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Family Medicine in Malawi – Jessie’s Story

What are your strengths?  What do you do well?  What...
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Peace Corps Passport — Hannah Bergbower: 7 Things I Wish I’d Known About Being a GHSP Volunteer

Returned GHSP Volunteer Hannah Bergbower reflects on her experiences and...
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Politics and Universal Health Coverage — The Post-2015 Global Health Agenda

Seed Global Health CEO, Dr. Vanessa Kerry along with Dr. Vin...
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A Year as a Nurse Educator in Dodoma, Tanzania

Eunice Kimunai, a 2014-2014 GHSP Nurse Educator, presented at Jhpiego,...
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Seed Global Health Reflects on the First Year of the Global Health Service Partnership

In the article, "Global Health Service Partnership: First Year Findings",...
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Learn more about GHSP: Join Us for a Google+ Hangout September 22

Join Seed Global Health, Peace Corps Response and returned Global...
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GHSP Launches Class of 2015-2016!

The 2015-2016 Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) program is launching! This...
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“The Best Profession in the World” – Stories from a GHSP Nurse Educator

Hear from GHSP Nurse Volunteer Kelly Lippi about training her Ugandan nursing...
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GHSP Volunteer Helps Give Birth to an Education Center for Mothers and Families in Southern Malawi

OBGYN Dr. Alisa Kachikis, a GHSP Volunteer, noticed that many...
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“Nursing in its Superior Form, Starts in Your Heart, from Within”

The excerpt below of GHSP Volunteer Cherlly Bailey's poem was...
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Future Leaders in Healthcare

GHSP Volunteer Hanna Yoon’s post as featured on “Adventures in...
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The Importance of Investing in Health Professional Education

World Health Worker Week 2015: The Importance of Investing in...
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Art in Health Education

It’s 7:30am and mothers begin to gather under a shelter...
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“I am a nurse because…” ~ Interview 3

“I am a nurse because…” Through interviews, Global Health Service...
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Pre-Op, Post-Op, & Patient Ownership – Learning & Teaching Anesthesia in Uganda

Although it has only been a few months, I already...
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Women’s Health: International Women’s Day 2015

 International Women's Day 2015 On International Women’s Day (March 8),...
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“I am a nurse because…” ~ Interview 2

"I am a nurse because..." Through interviews, Global Health Service...
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Resilience

"Resilience" - GHSP Volunteer Hanna Yoon’s post as featured on...
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“I am a nurse because…” ~ Interview 1

“I am a nurse because…” Through interviews, Global Health Service...
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Hands-on Teaching

"Hands-on Teaching" - GHSP Volunteer Megan Coe’s post as featured...
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Joining Fellow Health Workers, GHSP Volunteer MaryAnne Fights HIV Stigma

The number one cause of death in Malawi is HIV/AIDS....
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GHSP Volunteer and Counterpart Supporting and Learning from Each Other

As a GHSP internal medicine and pulmonary physician in Tanzania,...
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Ebola Update

"The thing we need most is people....The right people, the...
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Watch the Google+ Hangout!

In case you missed the Google+ Hangout hosted by Seed...
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Google+ Hangout on August 5th!

Are you curious about what is it like to serve...
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GW SMHS MEFS: Newsletter – July 24, 2014: Global Health Service Partnership

Seed Global Health Senior Advisor Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan shares successes...
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GHSP 2013-2014 Photos!

Click here to see photos from GHSP's inaugural year!
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Nelson Mandela Day!

Today we celebrate Nelson Mandela Day! We, like Mandela, believe...
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GHSP Class I Builds a Strong Foundation for GHSP Class II

We are thrilled to announce the new class of Global...
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Medical Education in Crisis: Training Doctors Without Faculty

"Medical Education in Crisis: Training Doctors Without Faculty" - GHSP...
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What I’m Learning as a Nurse in Malawi

"What I’m Learning as a Nurse in Malawi" - GHSP nurse...
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IntraHealth Interantional: Karen Blyth on Why Nurses Need Training and Mentorship

Image Courtesy of Intrahealth International Karen Blyth's article on IntraHealth...
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Celebrating nurses, midwives and their students who change lives

Through our partnership with the Peace Corps, the Global Health...
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Humanosphere: Eight Facts About Health Workers and The Brain Drain

Image Courtesy of Humanosphere As featured on Humanosphere, "Eight Facts...
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Investing in Health Workers Today Means More Lives Tomorrow

"Investing in Health Workers Today Means More Lives Tomorrow" -...
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Heart

"Heart" - Global Health Service Partnership Physician Volunteer Ari Hoffman's...
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Guest Blogger Volunteer Brittney Sullivan: Mzuzu, Markets, and my Friends

“ Mzuzu, Markets, and my Friends” – GHSP Volunteer Brittney Sullivan’s...
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TEDx Boston – Reflecting on Our Work

Seed Global Health CEO, Dr. Vanessa Kerry reflects on her...
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