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GlobeMed Presents: A Conversation with Samson Njolomole from Partners In Health (Awareness Raising Event)

Interested in social justice, human rights, or global health?
Come hear the inspirational story of Samson Njolomole, the External Relations Manager for Partners In Health in his home district of Neno, Malawi. Learn more below about his work to improve health care and treat HIV:

In 2007, Samson Njolomole began working as a translator at in his home district of Neno, Malawi. At the time, antiretroviral therapy (ART) was available to only 10 patients in the district. Identified for his compassion, defense of human rights, and strengths as a community organizer, Sam quickly rose to become HIV Program Coordinator, where he was instrumental in expanded capacity for ART to the two hospitals and eleven health centers that currently serve over 4,500 HIV patients throughout the district. Later, as Community Programs Manager, Sam initiated innovative community-based health education, outreach, and testing events. Sams charisma and passion for justice for the poor draw attendance that swells into the thousands at community events. In his current role as External Relations Manager, Sam serves as the primary liaison between Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo and local, domestic, and international partners and communities.

Hosted by GlobeMed at Columbia University
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Host: Livy Low
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Columbia University, Fayerweather 313 (New York, NY)
New York, NY 10027
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