Dr. Milton & Dr. Fred Ochieng

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Co-Founders, Lwala Community Alliance

Educating the girls of Lwala simultaneously fights poverty, disease and social decay. It's one of the best protections against AIDS. Since the barriers for girls are multiple, so must the solutions be.

Milton Ochieng, MD and Fred Ochieng, MD are brothers from Lwala, a village in Kenya. They came to the U.S. to go to college and medical school. While in school, they lost both of their parents to AIDS and took this as a call to action to build a hospital in their home community. Their organization, the Lwala Community Alliance (www.LwalaCommunityAlliance.org), now provides care to 17,000 patients a year.

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Sunday, October 09
Talk

CIW Talk: Health & Wellness

In 1900 the average person in the US lived to the age of 43; by 2000 it was 75. Based on the current breakthroughs in healthcare and technology,... read more
Speakers: Dr. David Agus, Dr. Rick Hanson, Dr. Milton & Dr. Fred Ochieng, Glen Tullman, Fran Drescher, Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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