As 2014 comes to an end, the international development community stands on the cusp of major new progress, particularly in global health and development—but the war and disease that marked this year could hinder that progress for decades to come.
Lifelong learning is the ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. It is not confined to the classroom but takes place throughout life and in a range of situations.
Dr. Arturo Carrillo wants to end discrimination and stigmatization of people living with HIV in his home country of El Salvador. “Very often people disrespect the basic human rights of this population,” he says.