Anna Russell

Anna Russell, MPH, is a project officer with Forcier Consulting, a firm dedicated to research in challenging environments. Currently based in Hargeisa, Somaliland, she is a recent graduate of George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health in the Master of Public Health Global Health Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation program. Anna has worked on a wide range of topics in recent years including intergenerational health, Ebola, and bioterrorism. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting supported her work in Haiti.

The gynecology ward’s outdoor waiting room in Gonaives, Haiti, is bright, airy, and clean. More than 70 women have gathered here in this public hospital to learn about the signs and symptoms of women…