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Providing a path into health‑care professionals for African Nova Scotian students
Grade 11 student Beth Ejigu of Citadel High School would like to be a dentist. (Nick Pearce photo)
The COVID-19 pandemic presented some challenges for Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS) to offer its regular camps for teens. But an unexpected grant through the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation and the RBC Foundation provided the perfect opportunity to connect with African Nova Scotian high school students who are interested in careers in the health professions.
For Sarah Upshaw, the program manager of PLANS, it was a great opportunity, although it meant creating a 14-week program at short notice. She worked with the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health to hold sessions on many different health professions, together with information about applying to university, scholarships, and financial literacy.
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