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PULSE International was founded by two experienced nurses with a passion to empower and help others. Over the last ten years, Lisa Armour and Lauren Huber have spent a lot of their time travelling to and serving under-resourced countries. They have seen firsthand the real-life struggles of local people, who have limited access to the tools needed to thrive in their own health and the overall health of their communities.  PULSE aims to improve local healthcare for the communities it serves and establish a plan utilizing education and healthcare initiatives in order to meet the need.  The ultimate vision is to empower and build relationships with local hospitals, clinics and other NGOs in order to improve the accessibility to fundamental health care. 

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Lisa Armour

Executive Director

Lisa Armour is a Registered Nurse from Northern Ireland. She has been a nurse for 7 years and has worked in a vast range of areas, including cardiology, orthopedics, stroke and PACU. She has also worked within the prison service running clinics and managing medications for inmates.  With such a wide range of experience, Lisa cares for patients with several different needs and levels of acuity. Lisa is CPR/AED certified, has a minor suturing certification and OCN level 4 certification in Psychological Trauma. She also holds a Diploma in Tropical Nursing from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.  Her love and passion for equality and drive to help others has led her to volunteer with Hopeland Volunteers, an American non-profit, and Mercy Ships serving in Cameroon. Within PULSE International, Lisa will serve as Program Director and head of U.K. supplies and shipping,  as well as one of the Executive Directors.

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Lauren Huber

Executive Director

Lauren is a Registered Nurse from New Jersey. She has been a nurse for 8 years and has worked predominantly in Oncology and Medical/Surgical units where she has worked as a staff and charge nurse on a 30+ bed unit. She is certified in BLS and ACLS as well as in administration of chemotherapy and biomedical administration. She has a Diploma in Tropical Nursing from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and is a CPR, AED and first aid instructor with the American Red Cross.  She is passionate about serving others and has been a part of several non-profit volunteer trips with organizations such as Hopeland Volunteers, Mercy Ships, LIG Global, Sisters of Charity and Haiti Health Ministries. Within PULSE International, she serves as program director and head of U.S. supplies and shipping. She is also the acting President and one of the Executive Directors. 


Sarah-Jane Montgomery

Marketing and Fundraiser Director

Sarah Jane owns and operates MayWe LLP, an event management organisation based in the UK. She specializes in event and program management, digital marketing, fundraising and business generation  She has extensive experience working within the charity sector in the UK. Sarah-Jane is a passionate advocate for women's rights and improving the lives of children and those with disabilities and through MayWe works alongside Save the Children UK. Sarah-Jane holds additional qualifications in Financial Monitoring, IOSH Managing Safely,  Mental Health First Aid and Group Work Skills. Within PULSE International, Sarah Jane serves as marketing and fundraiser director, as well as organization secretary. 


Amazu Amos

Country Director

Amos has been a member of the Ugandan Red Cross Society for over 18 years and is currently working as a First Aider in the Emergency Department of Kawolo Hospital. He has served as chairperson for the Red Cross Action Team, as well as a member of the Branch Youth Council and Branch Governing Board. He holds several qualifications and trainings in disaster preparedness, road safety and emergency response.  Within PULSE International, Amos serves as Country Director and liason for all projects within Uganda.


Janet Best

Lead Maternity Specialist 

Janet Best is a dual trained Registered Nurse and Midwife from Northern Ireland. She has been a nurse for 8 years, working the majority of her career on orthopaedic and medical/surgical wards. She has worked as a midwife for four years, with experience in antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal settings, caring for both low risk women, as well as those with more complex needs. She is CPR/AED certified and holds a level 2 counselling qualification. Currently, she is completing a Masters in Advanced Professional Practice focusing on perinatal mental health.  She has a passion for caring for women in the perinatal period and believes all women have the right to the highest possible standard of respectful maternity care. In the past, she has been involved in non-profit volunteer trips with Waakisa Ministries in Uganda where she provided education, supplies and direct care to women in the community during all stages of labour. Within PULSE International, Janet serves has  maternity specialist and lead for projects involving maternal care.

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