Friday, September 5, 2008

My Assignment~

Burkina Faso (The country in RED)

Departure Date: Oct. 12, 2008

Staging: Oct. 12-14, 2008

Training in Ouagigouya (the capital): Oct. 15- Dec. 19, 2008

Dates of Service: Dec. 19, 2008-Dec. 19, 2010

Job Title: Community Health Development Worker

A little info: Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in the world. It is ranked 176 out of 177 in 2008 on the United Nations Human Development Index.

My duties:

Assist the head nurse to train and ensure the continued function on a village health center

Establish partnerships with community based organizations

assist head nurse to educate and build the capacity of the ind. people and their community

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