Even after working on child survival issues for over a year, I still find myself occasionally forgetting that my old assumptions about HIV and AIDS are false. These are not
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We’re proud of our many Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF partners, and our partnership with Key Club International is one for which we are especially grateful, as Key Clubbers last year raised over $750,000 in support of the Swazi Children Care Project through Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF and plan to raise more this fall.
Casey Marsh is part of a delegation of U.S. Fund for UNICEF staff and supporters currently visiting UNICEF’s country programs in Zambia. She has been reporting on her experiences from the field this past week.
The final few days of our trip to Zambia have been incredible. On Thursday morning, our group flew from Lusaka to Ndola. As we wondered why we were delayed for about an hour, the crew announced that their vehicle had run out of gas on the way to the airport. It is a different world.
Our first stop was the Arthur Davison Children’s Hospital in Ndola. This is only one of two children’s hospitals in the entire country, and there is only one pediatric doctor on staff. That day, he was out of town for meetings, so there were none.