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.
As President Clinton and Chelsea participate in a hearing aid fitting in Zambia, Steven Sawalich of the Starkey Hearing Foundation discusses his passion for bringing hearing aid technology to developing nations.
Today in Zambia, President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton visited the Manyemunyemu Clinic, a Community Health Assistant (CHA) post in rural Zambia that serves more than 3,000 people. Funded by the UK Department for International Development and trained by Clinton Health Access Initiative personnel,