In this short essay, I will tell the story of three of the most recent trainees, from the recently completed workshop at Kabarak University, in Nakuru, Kenya – a project I led for AWB in 2017.
I spent four months at State Islamic University Yogyakarta, working with the team at the Centre for Disability Studies and Services (CDSS). In fact, the Centre is so much more than its name conveys…
I have recently returned from Banda Aceh, Indonesia, where as part of my sabbatical I volunteered with the faculty of the medical school of Syiah Kuala University to develop a project to reduce maternal deaths in rural Aceh.
When I heard of the program to interest and prepare medical students in Nepal for rural medicine postings, I was very interested. I spent 3 weeks with six very intelligent, personable and self-motivated 5th year medical students in Gorkha, Nepal.
In December 2017, I travelled to Lviv, the largest city in western Ukraine, to work with the faculty of Lviv Polytechnic National University. The University had requested the assistance of AWB to develop a program in participatory action research.
I am passionate about nursing. I began my career by training for a nursing diploma and went on to earn a B.Sc. and then a Ph.D. I wanted to put my skills to work in the part of the world that most needed them so I went to work in East Africa…
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