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August News

August News
As Fall approaches, there's no rest for the staff at EWH! As we finish up a successful set of 2019 Summer Institutes, we're hard at work planning 3 Institutes beginning in December (in Guatemala, Cambodia and Uganda) and 8 -- count 'em -- 8 Summer Institutes. We'll be in Kenya for the first time, and in Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda,Guatemala, and Nepal. There will be two separate Institutes in the Dominican Republic. We're so glad for your participation and support as we grow.…

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Happy 15th Birthday to EWH's Institute Programs!

Happy 15th Birthday to EWH's Institute Programs!
As part of our effort to evaluate our Institute programs, Engineering World Health regularly surveys past participants on a variety of topics, including education, volunteer work, and professional experience. For our 15th Year Census, we received 126 responses. Institute Alumni from every year since the Institutes began in 2004 responded, with 40% of responses from Alumni before 2015, and 60% from 2015 to 2019.…

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February News: At Home or Abroad, EWH Students Build a Healthier Future

February News: At Home or Abroad, EWH Students Build a Healthier Future
Thank you to everyone who supported us during our Annual Appeal! Your generous donations help us develop new Institute programs, maintain our BMET Library, foster our student programs, and more. Check out how university students are learning about medical devices and using their skills to improve healthcare, whether they're on their home campuses or abroad:…

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Say Hello to the 2019 January Institute Coordinators!

Say Hello to the 2019 January Institute Coordinators!
The 2019 January Institutes are fast approaching! Before they begin, we’d like to introduce our new On-the-Ground Coordinators. OTGCs are crucial to the day-to-day running of each program, working to ensure that participants learn everything they can in the classroom, adjust well to their homestays and hospital placements, and accomplish their mission of repairing medical equipment and improving the care their hospitals are able to offer.…

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