Everywhere I go in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, they take my temperature. Eating at a restaurant? There’s someone wielding a thermometer at the door. Headed into a building for […]
About Elizabeth Serlemitsos, MBA
Elizabeth Thompson Serlemitsos is currently serving as Director of the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) Liberia Ebola Program. She has worked on a diverse range of projects with a demonstrated focus on helping to create a new generation of African health communication professionals. She built the capacity of individuals through the “by the youth for the youth” HEART campaign which, launched 15 years ago in Zambia, and remains a part of the vocabulary of Zambian youth today. She also mentored Zambian youth through the entire run of Trendsetters, a youth sexual and reproductive health newspaper initiated by the Youth Activists Organization football camps, and supported the launching of the Bauze Youth Centre by African Directions, which now operates 3 youth centers in Zambia. As Senior Technical Advisor, Capacity Building for the Tanzania Capacity and Communication Project (TCCP), Elizabeth designed and launched an innovative mentoring program called ACE- Advancing Communication Experientially. She also helped Muhimbili University to create a Master’s degree in health communication, designed and implemented a radio distance learning program for community volunteers and rolled out a Tanzanian adaptation of the Leadership in Strategic Health Communication course to regional and district health managers across the country.
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