Monthly Archives: August 2014

More African men are being circumcised. Here’s why:

A recent African study found that 75% of women preferred circumcised partners – sex lasts longer, and it reduces the risk of HIV infection by 70%. So more men are having the op …

Posted in Global Health | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Dirty work that saves lives.

In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s biggest city, most people depend on pit latrines. They leak and flood, are only infrequently emptied, and for users and sewage collectors alike they’re a source of potentially fatal diseases like cholera and typhoid. Water … Continue reading

Posted in Global Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Riders and the art of motorcycle maintenance

In Africa, motorcycles save lives by extending health care into poor and remote communities. Meet Thaele Seleke, the man responsible for keeping Riders for Health’s 120 motorcycles fit for purpose on the dirt roads and mountains of Lesotho.  

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Riders for Health: Two Wheels Good!

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , ,