What Expats Say: Personal Career Stories

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What Expat Health Workers Say: The International Experience

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[ID:0689]The following are 11 personal career stories that outline the many varied perspectives on working in international health. A common trait that runs through all these stories is the wisdom that the individuals have achieved as they have contemplated the meaning of their experiences abroad. You’ll see that courage and strength of character is in no short supply.


A Canadian Doctor Outlines the Importance of Education

    "I felt it was my responsibility to use my skills and background to help others in need. It is with this determination in mind that I first applied to volunteer with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (DWB/MSF...

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