The field of medical anthropology began as an idea, scrawled onto a scrap of paper, living amongst a nest of others, filed atop the desk of Arthur Kleinman.
A routine check-up for a toddler in Lesotho reveals ailments rarely seen in countries where basic healthcare is readily accessible.
In Bobete, Lesotho, a little boy gripped by tuberculosis struggles to breathe, as a doctor with few resources scrambles to save his life.
Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis represents half of the twin epidemics ravaging Southern Africa. Paired with HIV, the combination poses formidable odds for patients and healthcare providers alike.
People living in the mountains of Africa’s poorest country have limited healthcare options. There are few roads, few modes of transportation, and only a handful of doctors up for the challenge of reaching this remote population.