Healthcare access makes in-roads on the back of a motorcycle

August 16, 2012

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The African continent's sheer size, large rural population and lack of developed infrastructure are major roadblocks to ensuring access to healthcare, but Riders for Health has a solution to those problems. By training workers to administer valuable vaccinations and other medicines from motorcycles, the organization has expanded their reach to seven countries and 12 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. 
 
In this installment of our weekly Global Activism segment, Riders for Health's CEO Andrea Coleman joins Jerome to discuss the challenges of providing aid to rural Africans, and the organization's mobile healthcare solution.