Fighting AIDS at truck stops in Africa

Published on 09 June 2010

This Swaziland HIV clinic isn’t your typical doctor’s office. It’s located near a truck stop, and nurse Thabsile Sithole’s patients are truck drivers and the prostitutes they visit. (..)Sithole’s clinic operated by the Northstar Alliance, an unusual charity conceived by the World Food Programme. “AIDS was having a huge impact on the transportation business in Africa,” explains Luke Disney, the charity’s executive director.

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