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Scenes from Tikonko 2017

These  pictures are from the recent visit of Dr. Carol Nelson.  Included are scenes from the Birth Waiting Home construction, community meetings, residents of Tikonko Chiefdom, and the training program for the Community Health Workers.

Carol Nelson

Board Chair

Carol Nelson MD is a retired physician from the U of MN Boynton Health Women's Clinic and St. Paul Primary Care Clinic with 38 years of primary care experience. In 2013, 2015 and December 2016-January 2017, she traveled to Tikonko in Sierra Leone. During the recent trip, she facilitated a Helping Babies Breathe training session for the Traditional Birth Attendants in Tikonko Chiefdom. Dr. Nelson is currently pursuing her Master's of Public Health at the U of MN School of Public Health, with a focus on Global Health.

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