Category Archives: Jhpiego

Responding to the Changing Needs of Women and Families Worldwide

November 28

New Beginnings

I enjoy very much being in a foreign country, in a new country, new place.  And I also enjoy beginning a new book.  It’s like being someone else.  J.M.G. Le Clezio I arrived in Lesotho on a Thursday, and once I was somewhat settled in to my hotel, it was off to work the next […]

November 01

Goodbyes and Hellos

 “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” – Ernie Harwell Part of the process of going on PULSE is to say goodbye to family, friends, and work colleagues in preparation for our time away. Everybody was supportive; after all, I […]

August 29

Coming full circle

The first time I thought about applying for PULSE was the day that Andrew Witty announced the program. At the time, I thought that it was for higher level employees — certainly such a wonderful program would not be available to the rank and file GSK employee. It wasn’t until a few years later, when a Philly colleague took […]

June 03

My Pulse Journey Begins

December 19

Last few days in Rwanda

It is December already and I’ve only a few days left in Rwanda! Prior to this assignment I was unfamiliar with the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) and Jhpiego. During the last six months I’ve seen and learnt so much about the amazing work the program does and the impact it has on maternal […]

November 22

PULSE projects and my achievements:

December is coming and all of my projects are also going to accomplish . Initially I was working on a coaching project. At the end of August during a meeting with my manager of Jhpiego (NGO partner) ,she has given me four other projects which make me too busy. In the remaining page you can […]

October 21

Rwanda’s rainy season has arrived..

Rainy season has arrived!   The rain storms are crazy, thunder and lightning but thankfully they are usually fairly short with some blue skies and sunshine in between.  Temperatures are a little cooler and Rwanda is looking lush and green. My assignment is coming together.   I’ve been working with the M&E team at Jhpiego on the […]

August 26

ADP (Diagnose) Mukesh and Baba Allah Rakha.

When I reached in Tabora city, I came to know that there is no person in the office because a campaign is going on in Nzega district. All Jpiego’s team of Tabora is now in Nzega district. Then I decided to go to Nzega. On July 8, I reached in Nzega and then I have […]

August 17

August, Kigali

                      Hello everyone, I am into the 8th week of my assignment in Rwanda and time is moving very quickly!  Working on the MCSP (Maternal and Child Survival Programme) within the Monitoring and Evaluation Team has been going well. The team are working on two […]

August 03

Multan to Tabora:

I’ve reached in Dar es salaam Tanzania on July 29, 2016.I spend a week in the head office of the NGO partner Jhpiego in Dar es salaam. On Eid day I’ve a flight from Dar Es Salaam to Tabora. This was the first Eid which I spent without my family. Tabora is the place where […]

July 11

three weeks in Kigali

I’ve been here in Kigali for 3 weeks and am beginning to feel more settled. I’m getting to know everyone at work, I’ve moved into an apartment, found a yoga class and started running! My apartment is very conveniently situated 5 minutes walk to the office. It is in  Kacyiru, a nice part of town […]

June 22

Bridin’s blog- first days in Kigali

I have just begun a real adventure on a PULSE assignment in Kigali, Rwanda. The PULSE Volunteer Partnership is GSK’s skills-based volunteering initiative. Employees are matched to a non-profit organisation for 3 or 6 months full-time, contributing their skills to solve healthcare challenges at home and abroad. I have been assigned to work with an […]

May 18

Countdown Begin!

Hi everyone! This is Nazir Ahmad and I work as a Sales Manager in GSK Pakistan.I have selected as PULSE Volunteer for year 2016.I’ll work with partner organization Jhpeigo in  Tabora region of Tanzania.I’ll closely work with Jhpeigo VMMC and communication team and the Ministry of health and social welfare of Tanzania for the prevention […]

March 18

I am Experiencing My Pulse Every Moment – Kindling Hope ♣ & Happiness Around ♥

“Hands Raised to Serve are More Blissful then Hands Raised to Pray”.

December 19

It’s Christmas!!!

Today, Friday 18 December 2015 is my last day with my NGO, Jhpiego, Nigeria.  My 6 month PULSE assignment is at its end – wow, where did those 6months go??  I am ending on a high though.  I am very pleased with my ‘students’, the programme teams with the four national professional associations I worked […]