Saturday
Aug 03
2013

A Solution to Provide Rural Zambia with Health Care

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.

Saturday
Aug 03
2013

How One Community Health Assistant Impacts A Village

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.

Starkey Executive Director Speaks on the Miracle of Watching Patients Hear for the Very First Time

Aug 3, 2013

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.

Africa’s Progress

Jul 31, 2013
In 1998, I first traveled to Africa as President, visiting Ghana, Uganda, Senegal, Rwanda, Botswana, and South Africa. At the time, sub-Saharan African economies were regressing – that year, GDP per capita growth was -.2 percent – and 21 million adults and children were living with HIV/AIDS. But that’s not what I remember most about my trip.