NPR Story: Saving the world in Ethiopia-One Child at a Time
This link was sent by my Mom. There is also an interesting story about the Fistula Hospital in Addis that you can read on the same page.
All Things Considered, January 30, 2007 · Independent producer Jake Warga visits the person he admires the most, his best friend Jenafir. She is doing medical research in Ethiopia. He details the sacrifices she must make and the odd situations she finds herself in while leading a team of ophthalmology students. They are working ceaselessly to treat trachoma, an eye disease eliminated long ago in the developed world. To Warga, she is a real hero. Listen to the article here.