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WAAF & IHCC Reflection

WAAF & IHCC Reflection


Posted on Apr 21, 2018

My decision to pursue a global public health internship with WAAF/IHCC emerged for various reasons. To begin, during my undergraduate education, I studied public health and gender studies. Upon my recent graduation, I recognized that both my public health education and career qualifications would benefit greatly from the opportunity to partake in a global health research and outreach program. I was drawn to WAAF specifically, due to:...

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I have been interning at the West Africa AIDS Foundation during my time in Ghana,which has proven to be an incredibly practical learning experience. I have absorbed a variety of things in all aspects of life here, but some of the re-occurring themes that have been prominent in my work experience have been adjusting expectations, being flexible and always being ready to learn. Although it is not always easy, as us humans tend to become...

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