Name: Dr. Anja Giphart
Job: Country director, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Notable quote: "The worst days are when I see young people dying from a preventable disease."
Mention the AIDS crisis in Africa, and most Western doctors shake their heads over the 25 million people-including 2 million children-who are now infected. But where others see doom, Dutch-born Anja Giphart finds hope. As the head doctor for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Tanzania, her motto is simple: one by one.
Q: You're a long way from home.
Q: How did you get interested in AIDS?
Q: Is living in Tanzania a culture shock?
Q: How has your family adjusted?
Q: What's surprising about AIDS in Tanzania?
Q: Is it going to get worse?
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