Global Links is a medical relief and development organization dedicated to supporting health improvement initiatives in resource-poor communities and promoting environmental stewardship in the US healthcare system.
- Developed strategic growth plans for the International Medical Aid Program in the Caribbean region.
- Negotiated complex projects with key partners, such as the Pan American Health Organization, Ministries of Health, local governments, and private investors.
- Managed a US$1.75 Million project portfolio where 20% was generated in earned revenue through new partnerships and client relationship building.
- Coordinated the entire life cycle process from conducting and evaluating needs assessments from recipient hospitals selecting the appropriate medical materials to match the specific needs of the recipient institutions; identifying and securing project funding; developing team plans for the recovery, preparation and packaging of project materials; executing the logistics for each project; to working with recipients to evaluate the quality of each shipment; and completing grant and financial reporting for foundations and donors.
- Managed Help Haiti Heal, a project launched in 2010 in response to the aftermath from the January earthquake. The project is a multinational collaboration with the Ministry of Health in Haiti, the Pan American Health Organization, Brazil and Cuba, that supports 23 hospitals in 10 departments in Haiti. The Cuban Medical Brigade operates the hospitals hand in hand with the Haitian Ministry of Health. Global Links' role has been to help maintain the hospital supply chain to ensure continuity and quality of care in the network. To date, Global Links has provided US$1,458,208.84 of medical furnishings, equipment and supplies - a return of investment of 255% and an efficiency rate of 250 Haitians served per each US100 investment.
- Worked with Sisters of Mercy, Catholic Health Partners, Trinity Health International, and Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach on a project that is rebuilding the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Guyana, which was severely damaged by a fire in 2010. Started in 2012, the project aims to not only restore the previous functionality of the hospital but also provide new capabilities that will enhance the institution's sustainability. To date, Global Links has helped to refurbish the Maternity and Patient Wards.
- Managed the Cuban Medical Aid Program through two Post-Disaster projects and complex inter-governmental relationships. The first, completed in 2011, was the closeout of assistance to the provinces of Pinar del Rio, Camagüey and Las Tunas following Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. The second, started in October of 2012 and still on-going, provides assistance to the province of Santiago affected by Hurricane Sandy.
- Led Global Links participation in Interaction's NGO Aid Map to increase the amount of publicly available data on international development and humanitarian response by providing detailed project information through interactive maps and data visualizations.