Bonga, Ethiopia

Bonga is a small city and the administrative center of Kafa Zone (and its 1 million people) in southwestern Ethiopia. According to the WHO, Ethiopia has fewer human resources for health services than average for Africa,and Bonga is no exception. It is plagued with subacute diseases like tuberculosis and malnutrition,…

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Kedougou & Sedhiou, Senegal

This partnership was initially formed between the health district of Saraya, Senegal; Peace Corps, Senegal; and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) to improve health care delivery within the local existing health care system as well as provide training in global health and cultural competency for U.S. health care…

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Peace Care Site Launch

Guaymate, Dominican Republic

A partnership between Peace Corps-Dominican Republic, the community of Guaymate, the University of Illinois-Chicago and Northwestern University The Peace Care Dominican Republic partnership began in 2012. After successes in Senegal and Ethiopia, the Global Community Health Collaborative (GCHC) model is again serving as the foundation for the Peace Care Dominican…

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