Category Archives: International Health

Global health in times of austerity

In my last entry I tried to make the case that Office of Global Health Diplomacy could improve American delivery of health aid.  However, in my argument, I failed to make the case as to why, especially in times of

Global health in times of austerity

In my last entry I tried to make the case that Office of Global Health Diplomacy could improve American delivery of health aid.  However, in my argument, I failed to make the case as to why, especially in times of

Obama’s Global Health Agenda

Political pundits have interpreted Obama’s reelection in many ways.  For some it was a referendum on Obamacare, for others, a mandate to raise taxes on the rich, and for others, a repudiation of the antiquated social views held by the

Obama’s Global Health Agenda

Political pundits have interpreted Obama’s reelection in many ways.  For some it was a referendum on Obamacare, for others, a mandate to raise taxes on the rich, and for others, a repudiation of the antiquated social views held by the

Pay for what you get?

Generic medicines are an important part of providing care to millions of patients in low-income countries and the emergence of an Indian pharmaceutical industry has played no small part in making this possible.  In the last decade, Indian manufacturers have

Pay for what you get?

Generic medicines are an important part of providing care to millions of patients in low-income countries and the emergence of an Indian pharmaceutical industry has played no small part in making this possible.  In the last decade, Indian manufacturers have

Nurses in White Coats (…and I turned in my thesis)

My project on Angola entered its final phase last week when my partner and I submitted a copy of our thesis to our advisors at the Kennedy School!  The 60-page document, targeted towards policy-makers in Angola, makes a case for training

Nurses in White Coats (…and I turned in my thesis)

My project on Angola entered its final phase last week when my partner and I submitted a copy of our thesis to our advisors at the Kennedy School!  The 60-page document, targeted towards policy-makers in Angola, makes a case for training

Learning to take pictures using film…

…is an expensive venture. I recently just developed a role of Fuji BW400 and unfortunately something went wrong causing all my photos to look like they are from a newspaper printed in 1980.  One of my friends suggested this was

Learning to take pictures using film…

…is an expensive venture. I recently just developed a role of Fuji BW400 and unfortunately something went wrong causing all my photos to look like they are from a newspaper printed in 1980.  One of my friends suggested this was

To snip or not to snip?

Three times a week, the general surgery team at McCord’s hospital in South Africa would send a few junior doctors to perform circumcisions at a nearby clinic.  The first time I went to the clinic, I was surprised to see

To snip or not to snip?

Three times a week, the general surgery team at McCord’s hospital in South Africa would send a few junior doctors to perform circumcisions at a nearby clinic.  The first time I went to the clinic, I was surprised to see

Bearing Witness…

Having spent the better part of the last four months living out of a suitcase, I am glad to finally be home – where I can live out of a suitcase in my own apartment  (yes Mum, my bags are

Bearing Witness…

Having spent the better part of the last four months living out of a suitcase, I am glad to finally be home – where I can live out of a suitcase in my own apartment  (yes Mum, my bags are