Lecture examines grassroots strategies for health care in developing countries

On April 9, Elizabeth McLellan, founder and president of Partners for World Health, presents her lecture “Grassroots Health Care in Developing Countries: Maine Goes Global” at Saint Joseph’s College.

McLellan will discuss her work with Partners for World Health – a Scarborough-based nonprofit that oversees programs in more than 20 countries to provide improved health care – and strategies for how grassroots efforts, started in Maine, can improve health care outcomes in developing countries.

Ideal for students, professionals and anyone with a dream to improve the lives of others, McLellan’s lecture is free and open to the public. It will take place from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. in room 128, Harold Alfond Hall, on Saint Joseph’s Standish campus. Light refreshments will be available starting at 5 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Maine and Saint Joseph’s College.

April 1, 2013
Contact: David Svenson at 207-893-7723 · dsvenson@sjcme.edu