We have the knowledge and resources to make death and complications around childbirth, even in Africa, a vanishingly rare event, but mothers and infants are still dying from causes that are preventable. At the heart of the problem lies a challenge.
When I speak to Africans living with HIV, when I speak to African AIDS activists and when I speak to African leaders fighting AIDS, TB and malaria, they all express a profound gratitude for the global solidarity the world has expressed to them.
Colby College students worked to support an organization in rural Malawi helping poor, HIV affected communities. But despite showy displays of promise, our trusted field office director, sensed that something was very wrong.