Aster Amanuel Desalegn, 70, has been getting her diabetes medication at the public hospital in her hometown of Debre Markos, Ethiopia for almost 20 years. This is her story.
A new way of getting medicines to people has transformed this hospital’s pharmacy and hundreds like it around the country, to better help the thousands of Ethiopians who rely on public hospitals for care.
Through videos and articles, Medicine Movers tells the stories of patients in Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa who continue to benefit from these systems, launched during the peak of the AIDS epidemic. All of these patients have faith that their grandchildren will see these systems continue to be strengthened and become valuable tools in the unfolding battles against epidemics and chronic diseases. Ultimately, Medicine Movers tells the story of improving health for generations to come.
For over 40 years, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) has been saving lives and improving the health of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Stronger Health Systems. Greater Health Impact.