Five serious outbreaks of the notorious slayer have spotlighted the perilous state of public health in this island nation, just as it is trying to emerge from a five-year crisis precipitated by a 2009 coup d’état.
PEPFAR is moving to support local leadership and implementation capacity for AIDS care and treatment. And given the South African health system’s weaknesses in the face of the magnitude of AIDS and TB, that means an investment in people like Goodness Henama –– lay listeners with just a few weeks of training.
At Davos, world leaders came together to discuss our shared economic burden. But it might be surprising to learn how the tiniest nutrition source, the multivitamin, has a global impact on the economy and development.