IUSM work in Kenya provides hope and care for people with HIV

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The IU School of Medicine’s partnership with Moi University in Kenya is responsible for a restoration of hope in many African children living with HIV/AIDS through the medical research, advanced on-site healthcare, fundraising and patient support it provides.

Established in 1989 to deliver health services and train medical providers in Africa, this global partnership led to the development of AMPATH (the Academic Model for the Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS) in 2001 to place specific attention and resources on the devastating pandemic of HIV/AIDS. AMPATH now includes participation by many other U.S.-based academic health organizations.

As the 15th anniversary of AMPATH approaches and World AIDS Month progresses, theopportunity to celebrate the important work and research that’s happening to prevent and treat this disease can’t be missed.

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