Our second class of ambassadors are here. Lets meet them!

The Foundation for a Healthier Senegal  is excited to welcome our second class of Ambassadors who are based across four continents and bring a diverse set of experiences to the FOSHEN family.  The goal of …

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 Menstrual Hygiene Day

On May 28th, FOHSEN highlighted Menstrual Hygiene Day, by hosting a conversation with Candice ChIrwa, a South Africa-based menstruation activist about the taboos surrounding menstrual health and  to shed light on the efforts being taken to improve the experience of menstruators around the world. 

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FOHSEN FAMILY SPOTLIGHT: MEET MARIE HAIDARA

For our next feature, we will highlight a member of the FOHSEN Family: Marie Haidara  I am an MBA graduate from Mali, currently living in Morocco. I have previously worked in Marketing/Communications and currently work …

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Segal Family Foundation and FOHSEN Announce Partnership

Dakar, Senegal, March 18th 2022—FOHSEN announced today a new partnership with American Philanthropy, Segal Family Foundation, to support the development and increase of essential health services around rural communities in Senegal. FOHSEN and Segal will …

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Building With Nganda

FOHSEN Ambassadors meeting with local Nganda leaders and medical workers to discuss the community’s needs and path towards more accessible healthcare. By: Fatou Sow & Brendan Csaposs On July 24th, 2021, FOHSEN ambassadors from around …

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Senegal: Among Select Group for Vaccination Hub in Africa

By Christa Ishimwe As of June 22nd, 2.6 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered globally (Our World in Data, 2021). While 34 per 100 doses have been administered per person in the …

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FOHSEN FAMILY SPOTLIGHT: MEET CARA CLASE

For our next feature, we will highlight a new member of the FOHSEN Family: Cara Clase! Cara is a native Ohioan that is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the …

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FOHSEN Moves Forward with New Maternity Clinic

Starting this Spring, FOHSEN will take a huge step towards closing the Senegalese health gap and begin to construct Nganda’s first Maternity Clinic. Consulting with architectural designer Habib B., FOHSEN has landed on a final …

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Four Senegalese developers fight virus with platform

May 14th, 2020. Dakar, Senegal— Senegalese developers are throwing themselves at the growing coronavirus problem with inventions such as automatic sanitizer, applications, and medical robots. Four, young developers in the capital Dakar have turned their …

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