Posts by: Cameron Plese

Wholeness of life in Lwala and Beyond

COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS DIRECTOR

  Job Title Community Health Systems Director Department Leadership Reports to Managing Director Job titles of persons supervised Community Health & Scale Manager M&E Coordinator   1.     JOB SUMMARY – PURPOSE The position is responsible for providing overall leadership in designing and executing program growth strategies; scaling successful models aimed at influencing practice among peer [...]

Development Manager

  Lwala Community Alliance  Title: Development Manager  Reports to: Ash Rogers, Executive Director  Location: Nashville, TN Organizational Background Lwala Community Alliance (Lwala) is a community-led innovator proving that when communities lead, change is drastic and lasting. Lwala village, a small community in rural western Kenya, founded the organization as a response to extreme health challenges. [...]

Lwala’s Referral Fund and our Commitment to Care

Imagine a child you love developed a leg infection. Imagine the anxiety of wondering whether they would lose their leg, or even their life. Imagine if you were finally able to get them to a hospital, only to be discharged before treatment was complete. For the parents of 13 year-old Peter Okello, this was their [...]

Ronald McDonald House Charities Awards Global Grants

SOURCE: Ronald McDonald House Charities Global July 27, 2017 Funds to benefit nonprofit organizations impacting over a million children and families OAK BROOK, IL–(Marketwired – July 27, 2017) - Beginning in 2017 and throughout 2020, the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Global Grants Program will focus on oral health needs of children ages 0 to 6 [...]

Manager for Talent Development and Engagement

Lwala Community Alliance Title: Manager for Talent Development and Engagement  Location: Kenya   About us: Lwala Community Alliance (Lwala) is a community-led innovator proving that when communities lead, change is drastic and lasting. Community members are uniquely positioned to design solutions to local challenges, and their innovations hold the key to transformative, sustainable, systemic change. [...]

Press Release – Lwala Community Alliance For immediate release   Danielle Maltby, a Star of ABC’s 21st Season of The Bachelor, Visits Rural Western Kenya to Help Mothers and Children with Lwala Community Alliance Migori County, Kenya – July 3, 2017 –  Danielle Maltby, a neonatal nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a contestant [...]

CONSULTANCY TO DEVELOP COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER (CHW) TRAINING CURRICULUM

TERMS OF REFERENCE CONSULTANCY TO DEVELOP COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER (CHW) TRAINING CURRICULUM BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Lwala Community Alliance (Lwala) is a community-led innovator proving that when communities lead, change is drastic and lasting. Lwala is leveraging this bottom-up approach in an all-out effort to drastically reduce maternal and child mortality; tackling the key drivers of deaths [...]

The Women in Global Health (WGH) Movement honored Kenya’s Mercy Owuor of Lwala Community Alliance

*Press Release from GE Healthcare and the Miller Center for Social Enterprise GE joins Women in Global Health Movement to celebrate exemplary women leaders in global healthcare Geneva, Switzerland, May 22nd, 2017 – The Women in Global Health (WGH) Movement honored Kenya’s Mercy Owuor of Lwala Community Alliance alongside 12 other women at the movement’s [...]

Lwala Co-Founder, Milton Ochieng, featured in BJC Today cover story

This week, Lwala Co-founder Milton Ochieng’ is featured in the cover story for BJC Medical Group’s weekly online newsletter, titled “BJC Today.” The article highlights the community-led founding of the Lwala Community Hospital as well as the growth and impact of Lwala’s work in the years since. Milton remains a critical member of Lwala’s leadership [...]

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