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By guvo59 from PixabayA Case Study in Global Health: Bob Einterz at TEDxBloomington

Combating the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Kenya required going beyond the walls of a hospital or a university, or even the field of medicine alone. in 2000, Bob Einterz co-founded the Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (AMPATH), a consortium of North American universities in partnership with Moi University and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. AMPATH, which Einterz currently directs, is responsible for creating a comprehensive system of health care services, research and training — run entirely by Kenyans. AMPATH’s primary care and chronic disease management programs deliver healthcare services to a population of more than 3 million people in western Kenya. Einterz is the Donald E. Brown Professor of Global Health and Associate Dean for Global Health at Indiana University School of Medicine, and director of the Indiana University Center for Global Health.

Website: ampathkenya.org

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