Grant money will fund study of social networks and family planning in Ethiopia.
“Menstrual hygiene management is a human right for women,” said Wall, professor of obstetrics and gynecology.
Agroup of six students and two mentors from Washington University in St. Louis focused on environmental challenges on their trip to Ethiopia.
The purpose of the most recent trip was to finish improvements on the water storage and distribution system at the Mekelle School for the Blind.
HIV assessments were performed at each of the communities in this cohort as a part of the Ethiopian Neurologic AIDS Research Consortium.
Dr. Clifford is working with medical schools of Ethiopia to further diagnosis and treatment of HIV in that country.
David Clifford, MD is the Global Health Scholars Country Coordinator for Ethiopia.
Coady and four other WUSTL students went to Ethiopia for the first time last May for an initial assessment of the school and its surrounding community. What they found was frightening.