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Motorcycles Help Health Workers Deliver Basic Care Around Africa

Wall Street Journal: In Africa, Motorcycles Can Save Lives by Delivering Health Care
“…The lack of reliable transportation ‘is a severe barrier and a bottleneck’ to delivering health care in the developing world, [Riders for Health co-founder Andrea Coleman] says. Supported by private donors, foundations, and African health ministries, Riders for Health manages more than 1,400 motorcycles … and other vehicles in seven sub-Saharan African countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, and Zimbabwe…” (Bloch, 1/30).

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