TITLE

Waiting for a cure

AUTHOR(S)
Silberner, J.
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/9/91, Vol. 111 Issue 24, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles traditional healer Reuben Kibwana and how he battles AIDS in Kenya. Kibwana's front-line assault against AIDS is a small part of a much bigger picture. His clinic is one of thousands of AIDS-fighting efforts in the Third World that benefit from overseas assistance. Kibwana trained by World Vision International; Percentage of AIDS victims in Korogocho, Kibwana's village; Details.
ACCESSION #
9112092168

 

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