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An excerpt from ”Trailing: a memoir”


Right now I read Kristin Louise Duncombe’s memoir novel Trailing: a memoir. A trained psychoptherapist, she married an MSF doctor and left for Kenya and Nairobi. He, the archetypical cowboy hero … Läs mer

6 oktober, 2012

The future is yours to grab: Master of Science (Msc) in Global Health at UCL?


UCL is my absolute dream school. Would I have been accepted to both Oxford and UCL, UCL would have been my first choice. That thought probably contributed to my failure … Läs mer

5 oktober, 2012

Minor Field Studies?


Sitting and researching what is meant by ”Minor Field Studies” in the Swedish university system. Since I have been to both Zimbabwe and Tanzania, I have at least one or … Läs mer

2 oktober, 2012

Forgotten Disease: Cholera | part 3/13


Today, part number three in the series about hidden tropical disease: cholera. Cholera: Vibrio cholerae Cholera is one of the worst risks when dealing with health in over-crowded areas. It … Läs mer

29 september, 2012 · 1 kommentar

New series: mini doctor and tropical disease part 1/13


As you know, my plan is to become a doctor, and Médecins Sans Frontières has served as the major inspirational source to this dream. I have followed their work, and … Läs mer

24 september, 2012 · 1 kommentar

I read ”The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health”


The No-nonsense Guide to World Health (2007) Author: Dr. Shereen Usdin Genre: non-fiction Grading: 3/5 *** So, I am back to writing in English. I guess I am going to flick … Läs mer

16 augusti, 2012

Global Health: Almost a halving of child mortality


Melinda Gates spoke a few months back at TED about the regulation of child conception around the world. Birthcontrol indeed, in all its forms, has helped bring down child mortality … Läs mer

23 maj, 2012

International Water Day


The United Nations initiative ”International Water Day” highlights the lack of hygienic water all around the world. We often forget that the water we can get from the tap here … Läs mer

22 mars, 2012

Found a better global health blog than mine…


The Guardian has a global health blog that is sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It posts relatively few (once per day) posts, but in return they provide … Läs mer

21 mars, 2012

Innovation: ToucHb – a non-invasive blood level monitor


Hi guys, sorry for not posting very much the last week, but there have been some busy days. I am back with a brief presentation of a relatively new haemoglobin … Läs mer

20 mars, 2012

John Guidetti and Daniel Adams-Ray: the John Guidetti Foundation


I just stumbled upon – by mere chance – a Facebook page that says that it represents the John Guidetti Foundation. So, I made some research in order to establish … Läs mer

11 mars, 2012

A precise definition of Global Health


I will not put forth my own definition; I will give you the definition as given by a paper published in the medical journal The Lancet in 1993. I will … Läs mer

10 mars, 2012

The moral issues of KONY 2012 – where should the money go to?


Well, I never expected that my first post in the Global Health category would be one dealing with ethical issues, even less that it should deal with one of the … Läs mer

8 mars, 2012 · 4 kommentarer

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