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May 2016
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Dear Peter at VSO UK, 

Welcome to the May issue of The Link and happy International Day of the Midwife.

This month we highlight the work of VSO health professionals working on our programmes in Ethiopia, Cambodia and Tanzania. Please share our volunteer vacancies with your friends and family.

Best wishes
Peter Woolf, Editor
VSO volunteer Miriam Etter in Ethiopia
  Working together to save young lives  
  VSO’s Health Lead, Clive Ingleby visits a hospital in Ethiopia to find out how VSO volunteers are sharing their knowledge and skills to help save lives and transform health services.   
  Find out more >  
  Volunteer vacancies  
  Please share with your networks  





  • ICS - Government funded placements for 18-25 year old's in Nepal, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia departing January 2017
  • ICS team leaders aged 23-25 required for 3-6 month placements to depart Autumn 2016
  All volunteer opportunities >  
VSO midwife Ans Ohm in Cambodia
  Helping women to deliver safely in Cambodia  
  Volunteer midwife Ans Ohms is sharing her knowledge with 45 midwife trainers in six hospitals in Cambodia.

Thanks to Ans, mothers have better, healthier deliveries. And a better life afterward.
  Find out more >  
Five minutes with Doctor Sam
  Five minutes with Dr Sam  
  Dr Samdemar Arias is a volunteer paediatrician in Tanzania, helping to build up the capacity of local clinicians and improve patient care.

Here you can learn about his work and volunteering placement.
  Find out more >  
Meet VSO volunteers
  Meet VSO volunteers in Birmingham and Edinburgh  
  You are cordially invited to meet VSO staff and professional and ICS returned volunteers and talk to them about their experience overseas.
  • Birmingham - 19 May 
  • Edinburgh - 18 June 
  Register today >  
RideLondon with Team VSO
  Many thanks to our London marathon fundraisers  
  Last month our team of 17 VSO runners had the experience of a lifetime and raised a magnificent £34,000 to support our work.

Sign up now for Ride London 100, London's next big event in July, or one of our other sporting challenges.
  More info >  
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