Paka, Chandhana

Medicine

Rwanda

During my time in Rwanda I will work with the International Organization for Women and Development. I will be part of the surgical team working with women with mainly obstetric fistula. Vaginal fistulas have a tremendous negative impact on quality of life and lead to social stigmatization. These women are ostracized and these surgeries allow them to re-enter their communities. My primary training goal is to gain the necessary skills to provide excellent patient care and perform complex vaginal surgeries in a resources-limited setting. This experience will help broaden my clinical and cultural horizons as it relates to women’s health and empowerment.

People

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs
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Projects

Vaccine Implementation Technical Assistance Consortium

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Building an Enabling Environment for Vaccines in India...

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Nutrition Innovation Lab

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Identification and Enumeration of Pathogens in Drinking...

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Mpilonhle

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