Notes from the field: Life in South Africa, through the eyes of a team working with loveLife

Dateline: March 23, 2011 Location: Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa An MIT student team shares some thoughts on inequality in living standards in South Africa. BY Tye Duncan, Rebbie Hughes, Todd Waldron, and Nicole Zenel  One of the things we have found most striking in our travels in South Africa is the wide range in […] Continue Reading

Notes from the field: Unjani, or How are you?

Dateline: March 25, 2011 Location: Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa An MIT Student team reports from the field on their work with RTT Group’s “Unjani Clinic-in-a-Box” designed to provide access to affordable healthcare in South Africa’s rural areas. It’s our last day here in Jo’burg on the RTT Unjani project; We present our findings to […] Continue Reading

A taste of Sierra Leone: A student report

Anusuya Das wrote an article for the March 2009 issue of MIT’s Graduate Student News. I reproduced it below. Kusheh! This past IAP, I spent three weeks working on a healthcare project in Sierra Leone as part of the G-Lab class in Sloan. For starters, I would recommend non- Sloan students interested global health delivery issues […] Continue Reading