‘Science Speaks’ Blog Profiles 3 Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers

The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” blog profiles three of “the 30 American doctors and nurses sworn into the Peace Corps as the first class of the program’s Global Health Service Partnership volunteers in a White House ceremony Thursday.” The blog states, “The effort is the product of a Peace Corps, [PEPFAR] and Boston-based nonprofit Seed Global Health (previously Global Health Service Corps) collaboration,” and notes, “The volunteers, who left over the weekend  following their swearing in — for Tanzania, Malawi and Uganda — will spend a year or more working with local medical school faculty helping to train doctors and nurses in countries where health systems are hobbled by shortages of medical professionals and people to educate them” (Barton, 7/22).