Mitchell Besser:
Mitchell Besser : des mères qui aident des mères à combattre le VIH

TEDGlobal 2010 · 18:30 · Filmed Jul 2010
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En Afrique sub-saharienne, il y a plus d'infections par VIH et moins de médecins que n'importe où ailleurs dans le monde. Devant le manque de personnel médical, Mitchell Besser a enrôlé ses patients pour créer mothers2mothers (mères à mères) un extraordinaire réseau de femmes VIH-positives qui, en s'aidant les unes les autres, changent et sauvent des vies.

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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