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US docs head overseas to train, not just treat

NPR, February 27, 2013
A few months ago, we told you about a Peace Corps initiative that sends doctors and nurses abroad to teach and train local health workers—a sort of Peace Corps for Doctors. They're not alone: Lots of health care professionals are now traveling abroad to help countries build better health care systems instead of simply giving on-the-spot medical care or dealing with emergencies. We came across Ambereen Sleemi on Twitter (@globalgyno) while she was traveling in Haiti. She's setting up a partnership there to train Haitian doctors in gynecology.