Ashoka Fellow
Uganda
Fellow Since 2004
This description of Margrethe Junker's work was prepared when Margrethe Junker was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2004.
Introduction
In the AIDS-ravaged nation of Uganda, Margrethe Junker is bringing medical, social and emotional care to urban slum dwellers living with HIV/AIDS with no other access. As clients receive care and begin to recover, they become part of the program, working as nursing care providers, social workers, teachers and supporters for fellow clients.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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