Seed Global is a non-profit that believes that people are at the heart of a health system and every country should have the doctors and nurses it needs to meet the health needs of its population. Working in sub-Saharan Africa for the past six years, Seed has trained over 16,000 health professionals and cared for hundreds of thousands of patients. Seed’s unique role is in it’s leveraging model where we train physicians, nurses, and midwives who can not only provide better care to patients, but can train future generations, support other cadres in the health sector and become agents of change in the health system.
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Q: HARDEST LESSON I’VE LEARNED IN BUSINESS
You can’t do it all the time. It drives me nuts but I am learning to accept it without feeling like a failure…
Q:THREE THINGS THAT DEFINE YOUR BRAND OR BUSINESS
Strong mission to close the gab in those that have good health care and those that don’t.
Belief that people are at the center of a health system and have the most effective power to implement change.
Integrity to be honest about how tough the work is but also to not compromise our model for fast results.
Q: YOUR FAVOURITE LOCAL HANGOUT
For me, it is Hyde Park. I trained for the marathon while living in London and spent hours in the green space.
Q: WHAT WOMAN INSPIRES YOU
One of my country directors, Bridget. She earned her medical degree in Malawi and pursued her Masters in health policy in the United States. She made the sacrifice of being without her family. She returned to Malawi to help strengthen the health system at home. She could do anything or be anywhere but she chose to invest in her home country.
Q: QUOTE YOU LIVE BY
Nelson Mandela’s quote: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” (and…What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.)