Global Health and Primary Care: Reports from the field

On 2nd February Global doctors and Partners in Practice carried out the seminar: Global Health and Primary Care: Reports from the field.

Sanne Jespersen shared her experiences as a doctor in Sierra Leone as part of the first group of doctors sent by MSF to help with the management of suspected and confirmed cases of the Ebola outbrake. The central part of the discussion was the impact of the lack of health professionals and the cultural perceptions about the diseases as the triggers for the unprecedented spread of the ebola outbreak.

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Michael Schriver shared his experience in a project aimed at strengthening and developing primary care in Rwanda.  We have the opportunity to discuss about the challenges and opportunities to further strengthen the capacity building of the primary care sector in Rwanda.

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