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AHCJ member reports from Zambia, Malawi

About Andrew Van Dam

Andrew Van Dam of The Wall Street Journal previously worked at the AHCJ offices while earning his master’s degree at the Missouri School of Journalism.

WUNC reporter and AHCJ member Rose Hoban tackled abortions in Zambia, AIDs orphans in Malawi, medical education in Africa and other issues with North Carolina ties on a recent grant-funded reporting trip to Africa.

Rose Hoban

Rose Hoban

She visited a North Carolina couple running an organization coordinating care for thousands of AIDs orphans in Malawi, a North Carolina nonprofit’s involvement in access to reproductive health in Zambia, and UNC’s massive health care and research operation in Malawi.Malawi street scene showing coffin sales, courtesy of Rose Hoban, WUNC

In addition to nine radio stories, Hoban blogged extensively about her experiences and produced several videos and multimedia slideshows (photos and multimedia can be accessed through her blog).

Hoban shared some of her experiences and recommendations with AHCJ; read the full article.