Global Activism: Clinic Provides A Host of Services for People Affected by HIV/AIDS

February 11, 2010

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Women in Uganda waiting for results after being tested at St. Francis Health Care Services.
It's Thursday, and time for our Global Activism series. Each Thursday we hear about an individual who's decided to work to make the world a better place. Colleen Walsh was an undergraduate studying anthropology and focusing on HIV/AIDS issues in Africa. But she felt like she needed to see things first hand. A professor connected her with Faustine Ngrambe in Uganda. Faustine had started St. Francis Health Care Services, they provide medical care for people with HIV/AIDS and run a range of programs for communities affected by HIV/AIDS. So Colleen decided to go to Uganda and spend some time at St. Francis. She was amazed by what they were doing…