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Author Archive: Rabia Bana

Exit blog

The end is approaching; my time in Botswana is nearly over. The past 4 months seem to have flown by in the blink of an eye. Before coming to Botswana I had always felt very detached from discussions of HIV and AIDS. Coming from a global health educational background, HIV and AIDS were always discussed…

Mid Placement- Holy Cross Hospice

Dumelang!              My stay in Botswana and my placement at Holy Cross Hospice in Gaborone are progressing well. After working through the initial culture shock and adjusting to the new city and work place, I now really feel like a part of the hospice. Holy Cross Hospice runs two major programs: (1) Palliative Care and…

Placement in Botswana

Hello, I’m Rabia. I was born in Karachi, Pakistan and moved to Canada when I was 7 years old. I have completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology from McMaster University and am currently enrolled in a Master of Public Health program at the University of Alberta where I am focusing on Global Health. My…