In July of 2013, an important step was taken for the 35 million people living with HIV when the World Health Organization recommended viral load testing as the gold standard to monitor patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART).
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.
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 …