Global Health Service Partnership

Addressing critical health care needs

The Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) helps address critical global shortages of health care professionals by sending physicians and nurses to work alongside local faculty to build institutional capacity and help strengthen the quality of medical education. 

GHSP Volunteers serve in Liberia, Malawi, Swaziland (nurse openings only), Tanzania, and Uganda.

GHSP Volunteers serve for one year
Open to U.S. citizens with active physician or nursing licensure
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Founded in 2012, GHSP is a collaboration of the Peace Corps, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and Seed Global Health.

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There is no greater reward than inspiring students through education and positive role-modeling. We never really know how far our influence might take someone, but it is nothing less than amazing to hear that your students are searching for advanced education to help affect health care in their country. This is exactly what the GHSP is about!

Mary Sebert, GHSP Volunteer (Uganda, 2013)

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GHSP helps address critical shortages of qualified health professionals where they are most needed.
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    GHSP Volunteers get the same benefits as Peace Corps Volunteers plus a professional development allowance. They may also qualify for $30,000 in loan repayment from Seed.

Global Health Service Partnership FAQs

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For the Global Health Service Partnership Program, couples can apply and serve together, depending on placement options. Partners who aren't medical professionals can either apply to serve under Peace Corps Response or can accompany the GHSP volunteer at their expense.
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Minor children are not permitted to accompany Peace Corps Volunteers, including Peace Corps Response and Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers. If you have dependent children...
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The Global Health Service Partnership requires a medical or nursing license, but both Peace Corps Response and the two-year Volunteer program offer nonclinical Health sector positions.
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