Category Archives: Travel

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

We owe South Africa $44.7 billion

There was a great article in the New York Times this week that follows the story of Dr. Kunj Desai, a surgery resident originally from Zambia who is about to complete his training in New Jersey.  Through Dr. Desai’s story,

We owe South Africa $44.7 billion

There was a great article in the New York Times this week that follows the story of Dr. Kunj Desai, a surgery resident originally from Zambia who is about to complete his training in New Jersey.  Through Dr. Desai’s story,

So long Durban

Having spent the last 6 weeks in Durban, I’ve spent very little time writing about this vibrant city.  I’ve had a lovely time visiting the areas around Durban, eating at some nice restaurants in town, eating some good Indian/Pakistani food

So long Durban

Having spent the last 6 weeks in Durban, I’ve spent very little time writing about this vibrant city.  I’ve had a lovely time visiting the areas around Durban, eating at some nice restaurants in town, eating some good Indian/Pakistani food