Why I Work in Global Health: A Personal Statement to the World
By Isha Nirola, Director of Community Health at Possible. This was her personal statement as part of the HEAL fellowship.
I grew up listening to my father’s stories.
He was born in a rural part of eastern Nepal and was the second youngest of eight children. He never knew four of his siblings because they died within their first few years of life. And he never knew his own mother, because he was merely two years old when she died giving childbirth to his sister, who also died. (more…)