While in Mauritania, SESI had the opportunity to engage with many of the leaders in their healthcare industry. There is great interest and support for improving medical access and quality of care in this country. Among the areas that will be focused on in this partnership is raising the standard of care for women, lowering the mortality rate for infants and mothers during childbirth, and launching a national burn unit. Key to this work is the partnerships between the University of Nouakchott and key universities in the United States. Stay tuned!