Archive - November 30, 2012

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Peace Corps Global Health Partnership represents a Radical change because?
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The Partnership between Global Health and Peace Corps Response.
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What Peace Corps Book Tells It Like It Is?

Peace Corps Global Health Partnership represents a Radical change because?

The Peace Corps Global Health Service Partnership represents a radical change for Peace Corps and Peace Corps Response for two equally important reasons. The first is that these new “GHSPVS’ will receive generous financial compensation for a year of service, in addition to the allowances and benefits afforded the “traditional” PCV and PCRV. The second reason is that these GHSPVS will treat and provide clinical services, as well as training and teaching.  Let us look first at the “benefits package.”  From the concept paper: Historically, many health professionals interested in providing service – either domestically or abroad to socially and economically disadvantaged populations – face financial challenges from compounding educational debt and personal commitments. GHSC aims to build on the legacy of domestic federal programs such as the National Health Service Corps to assist with education indebtedness. GHSC will provide loan repayment support to eligible individuals for each year served . . .

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The Partnership between Global Health and Peace Corps Response.

There is now a  new and different role for Peace Corps Response.  The change is described in  “Concept Paper for the Peace Corps Global Health Service Partnership.” To download the PDF, use this link:_Concept paper on the Peace Corps Global Health Partnership

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What Peace Corps Book Tells It Like It Is?

Yesterday, Thursday, November 29, 2012, I posted the American Writers Museum list of literary works that their readers said world leaders should read to gain a better understanding of America?” Okay, today it is our turn! I ask this question! What Peace Corps book gives our  U.S. Leaders a better understanding of the world where we lived and worked as Peace Corps Volunteers? Send in your book(s) selection and comment why this writer ‘gets it right’ and why our political ‘eaders should buy a copy so that they will know what is really happening in the developing world. Thanks.

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