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Results are Tagged with "Health and Medicine"

Liberia: President Weah Acknowledges Challenges in Meeting With US Asst. Secretary of State for Education

Liberian President George Manneh Weah says that despite prevailing challenges facing Liberia, his government was fully prepared to deliver on deliverables of its flagship program, the Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development which, amongst other things, places premium on education, health, agriculture, and youth empowerment.

Fulbright Alumna Develops App to Mobilize Emergency First Responders

Jennifer Farrell, a Fulbright alumna, has developed a new mobile phone app and nonprofit social enterprise, CriticaLink, to build and mobilize a network of first responders for medical emergencies in Bangladesh.

Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

2015 was an extraordinary year for exchange programs. Take a look at some of our favorite moments. Apply for an exchange program in 2016 exchanges.state.gov

Venezuelan Alumnus Develops App to Promote HIV Awareness and Prevention

Inspired by his International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) volunteering experiences while in the United States, Jhonatan José Rodríguez Parra applied the knowledge and insight he gained to implement new strategies for HIV education and prevention through his organization “Stop VIH” (Spanish acronym for HIV).

Fulbright on the Millennial Trains Project: Lala, South Africa

The Millennial Trains Project (MTP) leads crowd-funded transcontinental train journeys for diverse groups of young innovators to explore America's new frontiers.

Lala, a participant from South Africa details her experience on the train studying obesity.

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What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

Access Alumni Serve as Interpreters During Medical Mission

Through the Access alumni's interpretation services, medical volunteers were able to provide 1,600 Guatemalans with medication assistance.

Argentine Engineering Alum Creates 3D Printed Prosthetics

Gino Tubaro, an electronic engineering student and National Youth Science Camp alumnus from Buenos Aires, Argentina and his team at Darwin Research use 3D printers to create low-cost prosthetics, which would otherwise be very expensive and difficult to import.