SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
When I was younger, my sister developed a medical condition. She underwent two heart surgical procedures and endured a lot of suffering, but she survived and inspired me. She later asked me to consider a career in medicine to help other young girls. When this volunteering opportunity came up, I took it and became a UN Volunteer on 27 March 2008.
05 April 2022
Arab States
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
I have volunteered on campaigns to end Hepatitis B and "Peste des Petits ruminants" in animals in many inaccessible communities in Northern Nigeria. The Africa Women Health Champions initiative came at the right time in my professional carerr, as I was looking for opportunities to join UNV to broaden my experience and learn from others. 
10 September 2020
West and Central Africa
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
African countries and WHO are redoubling their efforts to strengthen people’s health and well-being in a region with some of the highest rates of disease in the world. With the Africa Women Health Champions, UNV and WHO will recruit early-career women professionals to promote health across the 47 countries where WHO is present on the continent.
16 March 2020
West and Central Africa
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SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
Q.  What is your take on gender equality in the region?
09 March 2020
East and Southern Africa
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