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Peace Corps, PEPFAR, Global Health Service Corps Launch Public-Private Partnership To Place Medical Professionals Overseas

The following excerpt comes from Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report in Washington, D.C. and was originally published on March 13, 2012.

The Peace Corps, PEPFAR and the Global Health Service Corps on Tuesday will announce a public-private partnership program to place U.S. health workers overseas to help address medical professional shortages, CQ HealthBeat reports (Bristol, 3/12). The Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) will address health professional shortages by investing in capacity and building support for existing medical and nursing education programs in less-developed countries, a joint press release (.pdf) states, adding, The new program is expected to begin in Tanzania, Malawi and Uganda in July 2013."

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