by H Issa, K Kulasabanathan, A Darzi et al.
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine – First Published June 21, 2017
Although there is merit to be found in the current design of international health partnerships, much more needs to be done in facilitating the bidirectional flow of ideas and innovations. For valuable learning to take place, those who lead health partnerships have a responsibility to embed evaluation and reflection into volunteer experiences. Indeed, if health partnerships are to exercise transparent learning processes, while developed country actors continue to go abroad to share their skills and knowledge with developing countries, they too should be open to learning from their counterparts.