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Mitchell Besser:
Mitchell Besser: Mães ajudam mães a lutar contra o VIH

TEDGlobal 2010 · 18:30 · Filmed Jul 2010
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Mitchell Besser: Mitchell Besser: Mães ajudam mães a lutar contra o VIH
18:30 · Filmed July 2010 at TEDGlobal 2010 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

Na África subsariana, as infecções por VIH são mais comuns e os médicos mais escassos do que em qualquer outro lugar do mundo. Com falta de profissionais de saúde, Mitchell Besser recrutou a ajuda dos seus doentes para criar a mothers2mothers [mães-para-mães] - uma extraordinária rede de mulheres VIH-positivas cujo apoio mútuo está a mudar e a salvar vidas.

HIV/AIDS fighter
How can mothers with HIV avoid passing it to their kids? In South Africa, Mitchell Besser tapped a new resource for healthcare: moms themselves. The program he started, mothers2mothers, trains new mothers to educate and support other moms. Full bio
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