Today President Bill Clinton visited the Ba Vi orphanage outside Hanoi, Vietnam – the third stop on his trip through Southeast Asia to see the Clinton Foundation’s work in the region. His travel to Vietnam comes almost twenty years since the President lifted the U.S.
This week, I'm traveling through Asia with a delegation to visit Clinton Foundation projects in India, Vietnam, Indonesia,
Yesterday in South Africa, President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton visited the Ramotse Clinic, which is in a semi-rural village on the outskirts of Hammanskraal.
Yesterday in Zanzibar, President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton kicked off a Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) malaria-awareness soccer match in Amaan Stadium, where attendees were able to visit informational booths about malaria prevention and get tested for malaria as well.
Across the developing world, rural communities’ health care services are often non-existent or inaccessible. In Zambia today, there is one doctor for every 23,000 people, well above the World Health Organization’s recommended ratio of one doctor and nurse to 7,000 people for Africa.
Today while in Zambia, President Clinton and Chelsea met Benny Siinyisa, a Community Health Assistant, who is one of two people providing care for a rural community of 6,000 people.