As a Global Partnerships program associate, a position partially funded by the Princeton in Latin America Fellowship, I have been working with GP’s Program & Impact team since September to support GP’s health and green technology initiatives. For one year, I will be based out of GP’s office in Nicaragua and working onsite with our partners to help implement and evaluate their programmatic work. I’ll be reporting back here with regular updates from the field!
Since World Health Day was on April 7, "an opportunity for individuals in every community to get involved in activities that can lead to better health," it's fitting that the Global Health and Innovation Conference (GHIC) will take place this weekend.
As I look back on 2013, I am excited to share our progress achieved via our partnership with COMIXMUL and their community pharmacy initiative.
I was fortunate to travel to three countries recently with Lara Diaconu, GP’s vice president of the Health Services Fund, to meet with existing partners and explore the potential for new ones. In Honduras, we met with our partner in the Health Services Fund, COMIXMUL and their sister organization FUDEIMFA.
“Financial inclusion is one important aspect of empowering people living in poverty, but we all know there are other facets to it,” said Rick Beckett, Global Partnerships’ (GP) president and CEO.