Claire Sambou

2019 Fellowship Alumna, Senegal

Together, We Are Stronger

A woman in a yellow headdress and dress smiles at the camera
Claire during her Leadership Institute at the Presidential Precinct.

Together, we are stronger, and our voice has more influence.”

Claire Sambou, 2019 Fellowship Alumna, Senegal

The 2021 theme of World Health Day, “building a fairer, healthier world,” is a daily goal for Claire Sambou. Claire is a Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumna from Senegal and Regional Program Coordinator for OAFRESS (Organisation d’Afrique Francophone pour le Renforcement des Systèmes de Santé), where she works to improve access to health education and immunizations for those most in need. OAFRESS works with over 18 African countries, advocating for policy and funding on the national level and educating on the community level.

Learn more about Claire’s work in this article from the Presidential Precinct.

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