Daughters of Change

Recycling Medical Supplies to Improve Global Health with Elizabeth McLellan

Episode Summary

in 1986 Elizabeth accepted a position in health care administration for a level one trauma center in Saudi Arabia, While there, she saw the desperate need for medical supplies. Elizabeth said, “I looked at this whole scene and thought ‘Someday, when I go home, I’m going to do something about this," True to her word, she has done exactly that and more.

Episode Notes

Elizabeth McLellan is President and Founder of Partners for World Health, an organization that is dedicated to improving health care around the world by improving the medical supply chain. Believing that one person’s efforts can make a big difference, Elizabeth has built an organization out of dedicated volunteers involving system development for recycling discarded medical supplies, creation of collaborative partnerships in the health care industry based in the USA and abroad, cost savings for all health care related facilities by lowering disposal fees and a substantial impact on our environment by limiting unnecessary waste.

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