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Rift Valley Institute

Making local knowledge work

Helen Epstein is Visiting Professor of Global Public Health and Human Rights at Bard College in Annandale, New York. Her book The Invisible Cure: Why we are Losing the Fight against AIDS in Africa (Picador 2008) was a New York Times Notable Book and Amazon’s best science book of the year. Her articles have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, The Lancet and other publications and she has worked as a consultant for such organizations as the World Bank, UNICEF, UNAIDS and Human Rights Watch.