A View from the Hill

A View from the Hill

This post was written by Mali Health Board Chair Dr. Joe Camardo, after his recent visit to Mali. At 8AM I walked out of the NIH guest house at Point G, which is settled on a hill above Bamako, into the heat of the Malian morning. The terrace provides a view of Bamako...
Meet Korotoumou

Meet Korotoumou

Kalabambougou is not far from the bustling streets of Bamako’s city center, but after leaving the paved roads behind, drivers go from dodging the moto bikes that weave in and out of traffic to skirting the car-sized pot holes formed by the deluge of the rainy season....
Meet Mah

Meet Mah

Mah Diarra lives in Lassa, a small community that feels remote, even though it sits in the hills on the western edge of Bamako, Mali’s bustling capital.  Last year, nearly four months into her pregnancy, Mah hadn’t yet seen a doctor because she couldn’t afford to. One...