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About the Program

The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II is the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health (GH) bureau’s premiere Fellowship program that identifies and supports diverse, technically excellent professionals at all levels to achieve the Agency’s health priorities. Through GHFP-II, USAID/GH is contributing meaningfully to identifying and training diverse future global health professionals, and engaging academia to strengthen non-technical competencies that are essential for a successful GH career.

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Sylvia Alford

Health Program Advisor

Sylvia is the Health Program Advisor for The Africa Bureau's Office of Sustainable Development. In that role, she provides technical support and oversight on strategies, activities, and other areas related to USAID's maternal, newborn and child health programs in Africa.Prior to her fellowship, Sylvia was a Program Manager for Save the Children's Maternal and Child Health Integrated project. She received her Master of Public Health degree from Emory University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign Affairs and French from the University of Virginia.

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