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The midday sun beat down on our necks as we walked the red clay road through Kuna district. Obel, the director of public health, led the heterogeneous group of mzungu medical students and local community health workers through the village. A community health worker motioned to a home, and we stepped through the door into [...]
NEW YORK, NY — In less than five years, the percent of pregnant women delivering in a health facility in a remote region of western Kenya has skyrocketed from 26% to 96%, resulting in a 50% reduction of neonatal mortality in the community compared to the region at large. This achievement is due to Lwala [...]
October 30th, 2014
Lwala Board Fellow and Vanderbilt Medical Student Jon Andereck shares about his recent time in Lwala. http://lwalacommunityalliance.org/2014/10/vanderbilt-medical-student-recounts-time-in-lwala/
Vanderbilt Medical Student Recounts Time in Lwala
The midday sun beat down on our necks as we walked the red clay road through Kuna district. Obel, the director of public health, led the het