Podcast with Dr. Mehret MandefroRobert | Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 | 3 Comments »
You can find out more about her on her website.
In the podcast I think you’ll get a real sense of her inspiration and drive to make a difference – she’s got an incredibly dynamic personality and at the same time, is very down to earth and realistic about the challenges of health education.
It’s on the Plan Institute website here – you have to register on their site first in order to get it.
Or you can also listen to it here:
Some shocking data (courtesy TruthAids website):
- For African American women ages 15 to 24, AIDS has been the leading cause of death for almost 10 years.
- HIV is the leading cause of death for African American men ages 35-44 (NCHS,2002)
- African American men are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic: AIDS diagnosis rate among African American was almost 11 times the rate among whites
** UPDATE **
Dr. Mandefro has just been appointed a White House Fellow. Details here