The problem is straightforward: more than nine million children die each year in Africa. That is the number of people in the entire state of New Jersey.
African kids die from infectious diseases such as HIV, TB, malaria, respiratory illnesses, diarrhea, worms, parasites, and vaccine-preventable diseases, malnutrition and - far too often - during childbirth itself.
In an exclusive interview with HuffPo, Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, M.D., M.P.H. spoke to me about Africa, child mortality, and an intelligent, charismatic women who has learned much about both: Madonna.
To read the rest of the article visit www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-luce
Thanks to Didier