Mitchell Besser:
Mães ajudam mães a lutar contra o VIH

TEDGlobal 2010 · 18:30 · Filmed Jul 2010
Watch next...
Hans Rosling: Insights on HIV, in stunning data visuals

Share this idea

Total views
TED Talks are free
thanks to support from

Na África subsariana, as infeções 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
This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.



Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Don't have an account? Sign up now — it's fast and free.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.