July 1, 2011
We’ve continued to delve into the analysis of our survey data over the last two weeks. We’ve found a few interesting and important trends, which I’ll mention in a later post.
Today, though, I want to tell you about the role of religious leaders in the fight against HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Please note that these are solely my opinions, based on my work experience in southern Africa.
If you haven’t heard about the scale of the AIDS crisis in this part of the world, you can readily find frightening statistics with minimal Googling. The disease is devastating people of every tribe, class, education level, gender, and age. Some African nations, with the financial backing of the west, have stemmed the tide, but others, for various reasons, haven’t even made a dent. READ MORE