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2012: a year of Reversion

Last year, I spent a few days creating a long review of the year 2011, resulting in the post ”2011: a year of revolution”, and, while the previous year was … Läs mer

27 december, 2012

A striking introduction

  I just started reading James Orbinski’s An Imperfect Offering: Dispatches From the Medical Frontline, a book I received a couple of days ago. After just two pages I was struck … Läs mer

29 november, 2012

New books

Once again, I have received a bunch of books. I ordered them from the Swedish book shop Bokia. As you may see, I have chosen books after a certain theme … Läs mer

28 november, 2012

Forgotten Disease: Kala Azar | part 6/13

This is the fifth disease I present in the forgotten disease series, in which I in layman’s terms present Kala Azar. Kala Azar: visceral leishmaniasis Now, do not shy away … Läs mer

12 oktober, 2012

Forgotten disease: HIV/AIDS | part 5/13

There is one disease that is more stigmatised than the others, one that is not forgotten in its defining sense, but which is forgotten in the sense that treatment is … Läs mer

8 oktober, 2012

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

Forgotten Disease: fistulas | part 4/13

In this post I will present the phenomenon known colloquially as fistula. Obstetric fistulas This is not a disease, but a physical problem that occurs during childbirth. It is heavily stigmatised … Läs mer

5 oktober, 2012

Day 12: a book that is most like your life

This is part of the 30-day book challenge. Hmm, this was a difficult one. I do not think I have come across such a novel yet, but just the other day I … Läs mer

5 oktober, 2012

Forgotten Disease: Chagas | (part 2/13)

So, I am going to try to convey some of the more common among the ‘forgotten diseases’ in the world in a manner that I myself can understand them. They … Läs mer

27 september, 2012

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

New books arrived

I just received a bunch of lovely books to sink my teeth into. Three of them are actually directly linked to Médecins Sans Frontières, the fourth one is a timeless … Läs mer

21 september, 2012

Läkare Utan Gränser ropar på hjälp: flyktingkris i Sydsudan

För fem minuter sedan skänkte jag 250 kronor till Läkare Utan Gränsers akutfond för Sydsudan. Hur många av er där ute har inte tröttnat på reklamer där ni bes skänka … Läs mer

25 augusti, 2012

Jag läser ”Turkanarapporten” (2012) av Christian Unge

Turkanarapporten (2012) Författare: Christian Unge Genre: skönlitteratur/deckare Betyg: 3 av 5 *** Afrikas horn, 1999 Soldaterna omringade jeepen och drog ut chauffören som slogs blodig till marken. Nadine skrek, försökte slå … Läs mer

13 juli, 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