GEI spring delegations in Vietnam (March/April 2016)

In less than two months, our GEI Training Center in Ho Chi Minh City will host the next delegations to help Vietnamese partner institutions develop crucial workforce capacity in Newborn Care and Emergency Cardiac Care.

The training hosts will include, among others, Dong Nai General Hospital, Red Cross Ho Chi Minh City, Tra Vinh Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Nguyen Tat Thanh University and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy.

A few remaining spots are still available for spontaneous travelers. Participants who don’t yet have the trainer qualification – both professionals and students – are welcome to join as well.

Program dates:
Newborn Care (HBB/ECEB): March 13-20, March 20-27, March 27-April 3, April 3-10
Emergency Cardiac Care (BLS/ACLS): March 27-April 3, April 3-10

Program fees:
$1,950 not including airfare

Program leaders and master trainers:

  • Patty Kelly is one of the most sought-after international master trainers in newborn care. Since 2003, she has led countless delegations to Cambodia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Vietnam.


  • Linda Bell, a registered nurse and paramedic, runs her own Florida-based training center that has been authorized by the American Heart Association (AHA). She has served on numerous disaster teams and task forces, and led international training missions to various countries.


 For more information, please visit the program website for Newborn Care (HBB/ECEB) or Emergency Cardiac Care (BLS/ACLS).