Alternative education for HIV-positive children in Ethiopia
18 September 2019 | 9:00 am
Holistic models of care for HIV-positive children are almost non-existent in Ethiopia. In an area south of the capital with a high prevalence of of virus that can lead to AIDS, one school is an exception.
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