Tag Archives: Interrnational Health

Report from Abroad – Jahun, Nigeria – Part 1

Notes from the Southern Heartland 19 November, 2017   In the introduction to this Column, in July, I mentioned that I would travel with Médecins sans Frontières (MSF, Doctors without Borders) to Africa in early October; that time has arrived. … Continue reading

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The Health System of the United States of America – Can We Do Better than This ? A Five Part Series

Part 1 (857 words)   “There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?”   Those over a certain age will remember this phrase from then Presidential-candidate … Continue reading

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This Man Has No Sense of Irony

In Britain this morning, there is an 11-month old child named Charlie Gard with a genetic disease that condemns him to death. The disorder, Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome (MDS), is a group of disorders caused by abnormalities in various genes … Continue reading

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Ebola, and More………..

Gentle Reader: If you look at the attached report from the latest CDC News Conference on 2 September, you can take away – from the several thousand words – the following: 1. We are losing the battle against this latest … Continue reading

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Health Care Quality, Safety, Satisfaction: Is International Translation Possible?

A special lecture at the University of Wisconsin, Madison for a course: Politics, Health, Sociology, and their Nexus

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