Walking Together, Walking Far: How a U.S. and African Medical School Partnership Is Winning the Fight against HIV/AIDS

Walking Together, Walking Far: How a U.S. and African Medical School Partnership Is Winning the Fight against HIV/AIDS

by Fran Quigley
     
 

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Two medical schools join forces to battle HIV/AIDS in Kenya

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Two medical schools join forces to battle HIV/AIDS in Kenya

Editorial Reviews

co-editor of Pulling the Right Threads - Jeanette Dickerson-Putman

"Presents compelling evidence to counter the argument that people in the developing world cannot change their behavior and incorporate drug therapy into their daily lives." —Jeanette Dickerson-Putman, co-editor of Pulling the Right Threads

Jim Morris

"This Indiana-Moi partnership is a model for how to tackle the huge challenges of HIV/AIDS and poverty in general, and one of the most inspiring examples of humanitarian partnership I have ever seen." —Jim Morris, Former Executive Director, United Nations World Food Program

Robert Aponte

"Provides an important story and critical lessons that can actually lead to the stabilization and control of the AIDS pandemic in the world, while saving millions of lives in the process." —Robert Aponte, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis

From the Publisher
"Presents compelling evidence to counter the argument that people in the developing world cannot change their behavior and incorporate drug therapy into their daily lives." —Jeanette Dickerson-Putman, co-editor of Pulling the Right Threads

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253353245
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Fran Quigley is Director of Operations and Development for the IU–Kenya Partnership at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He is a lawyer and contributing columnist for the Indianapolis Star and other publications. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Paul Farmer is the Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a founding director of Partners In Health. Farmer has written extensively about health, human rights, and the role of social inequalities in the distribution and outcome of infectious diseases. His work is the subject of Tracy Kidder's book Mountains Beyond Mountains.

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