Peggy explaining how health statistics are collected and assessed, and how to read behind the numbers.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Lecture on Botswana health & Peace Corps opportunities
Peggy Flynn, a second-time Peace Corps volunteer, explains the challenges and opportunities in improving health in Botswana. Her work with the Ghanzi District has included improving management infrastructure and creating a youth group for children born with HIV. Top on her list of action items include alternative activities for youth, teens, and young adults and continued multi-media educational messages for promoting positive physical and psychological health for both individuals and communities. She also discussed long-term career and personal growth that comes from working with Peace Corps at multiple points in one's career and life and how in general our students can work to make a difference at home and abroad.