Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 3rd, 2002
For 7 days, 150 individuals have dedicated their lives to the forgotten people of Africa, where it is estimated that in some regions one of every three adults is already infected with HIV. The crisis is so substantial in South Africa that life expectancy has plummeted to less than 35 years old, left over 12 million children orphaned, and is affecting the nation's economy because much of the workforce is dying.
From April 2-8, 2002, African AIDSTrek participants will hike through the...
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