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LeAlem Healthcare Fund Reading List

James R. Wilson
The list author says: "LeAlem Healthcare Fund (LHF) is a 501(c)3 public charity established to promote healthcare in Ethiopia, with a focus on maternal and child health. Information on EHN is available at: http://www.lealem.org. This reading list is intended as a guide for references and backgrounders related to the LHF mission. Suggestions for additions to this list are welcome; please email info@lealem.org."
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Africa's Children
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Africa's Children
"Exceptional story of a woman, Haregewoin Teferra, -- and program she developed -- caring for orphans/abandoned children in Addis.  Termed a modern day Schindler's List.  EHN/LeAlem provides healthcare for Haregewoin's (Atetegeb Worku Memorial Childcare Association) children.  Much background on emergence of HIV and medical and family care (or lack thereof) in Ethiopia."
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House Reader's Circle)
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House Reader's Circle)
"Foundational story for healthcare in impoverished/highly disadvantaged communities. Origins of Partners in Health non-profit."
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time
"Foundational story of community-based development -- education primarily for women and girls -- in difficult political, social and logistical environments."
Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan
"Further report on Central Asia Institute's effort to develop schools and promote women's education in Pakistan and Afghanistan."
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa (CBC Massey Lecture)
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa (CBC Massey Lecture)
Cutting for Stone: A novel
Cutting for Stone: A novel
Strength in What Remains
Strength in What Remains
"Report, connected to Mountains Beyond Mountains (Farmer/PIH), of survival during Burundi/Rwanda genocide, and subsequent development of healthcare clinic program, led by genocide survivor/Burundi medical student Deo."
Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues, Updated with a New Preface
Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues, Updated with a New Preface
Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor (California Series in Public Anthropology)
Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor (California Series in Public Anthropology)
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
"Compelling story by the founder of the Acumen Fund of establishing woman-focused enterprises in Africa."
Held at a Distance: A Rediscovery of Ethiopia
Held at a Distance: A Rediscovery of Ethiopia
Ethiopian Amharic (Lonely Planet Phrasebooks)
Ethiopian Amharic (Lonely Planet Phrasebooks)
"Toolkit."
Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Eritrea
Lonely Planet Ethiopia & Eritrea
"Good travel guide; features many non-mainstream options."