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Sangariveira Secondary School: A DREAMS-Friendly School

Assane Macangira
October 30, 2017

Sangariveira Secondary School: A DREAMS-Friendly School Sangariveira Secondary School (SSS) was established in 2012 in Quelimane, Zambézia Province. Currently, the school has 4,980 students, 2,610 male and 2,370 female, who are divided into 42 groups, with morning, afternoon and night student rotations. Located in the outskirts of Quelimane, SSS has a gloomy past. It was infamous for high levels of drug use, early and unwanted pregnancies, prostitution, and illness. Shortly said, “Our school was a den of hexes.”

In the Field: Roberta Hutton

October 27, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Master of Public Health (MPH) student in the Global Health track, Roberta Hutton, is completing her practicum and thesis work at the Central American Medical Outreach Foundation (CAMO) in western Honduras. 

In the Field: Salesio Macuacua, M.D.

October 10, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Master of Public Health (MPH) student in the Global Health track and PRISM Scholar, Salesio Macuacua, M.D., completed his practicum at Barretos Cancer Hospital in Brazil. 

Board of Health Elects Carol Etherington Board Chair

October 5, 2017
Posted in News Posts

http://www.nashville.gov/News-Media/News-Article/ID/6700/Metro-Board-of-Health-Changes-of-Board-Members.aspx

Carol Etherington, MSN, RN, FAAN was recently elected as Chair of the Metropolitan Board of Health of Nashville and Davidson County. Etherington replaces Sam Felker, J.D., who completed his term as Chair, but will continue as a Board member.  Board members elected Etherington at their June meeting.  She has served as Vice Chair since 2014 and as a Board Member since 2009.  Board members elected Francisca Guzman as Vice Chair.  Guzman has been a Board of Health member since 2014.

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