• To Use or Not to Use: the Clinical Dilemma of Antimicrobials

        Understandably frustrated after 4 weeks of mild coughing, a nicely dressed businesswoman had come for an evaluation. I looked for infection in her throat, ears, and sinuses, and listened to her anterior and Read More

    What Medicine Can Teach Us About Religious Tolerance

    Medicine is one of the few fields in which tolerance is not only valued, but required for the success of taking care of sick patients. Physicians often care for patients with different religious, political, and Read More

    What do we palliate? Caring for the sick and the poor

    José1 is a man in his sixties from rural Guatemala with cancer spread to his bones. He describes deep aches of his shoulders and hips, and indeed, in radiographs we see tumors that nibble at Read More

    Think scale! Engaging Private Pharmacies to Improve Public Health 

    A version of this story first appeared on IDSA’s Science Speaks platform By Emily Delmotte Lisinopril 20 mg by mouth at 8am? Check. After verifying the patient’s identification, I scanned the medication barcodes into the computer Read More

    One Man’s Death Points to Shortcomings in Morocco’s Mental Health Infrastructure

    By Molly Mulroy  This article was produced in conjunction with an SIT Study Abroad program http://studyabroad.sit.edu/programs/semester/spring-2017/moj/ in Morocco and Round Earth Media, www.RoundEarthMedia.org a nonprofit organization that is supporting the next generation of international journalists. Read More

    Photo by / Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE

    Mexican Doctor Studies at PIH University in Rwanda

    Photo by / Zacharias Abubeker for UGHEDr. Kurt Figueroa (right) and Nurse Sebishyimbo François (left) see patients for their oncology consultations at Butaro District Hospital in Rwanda. Dr. Kurt Figueroa is a student at the University of Global Health Equity, a Partners In Health institution that launched in 2015 and trains health professionals in Rwanda how to manage the challenges of providing health care in poor places.

    New Themes: TextBook and Dara

    Introducing two new free themes: Dara, a classic, elegant theme for businesses, and TextBook, geared to schools, colleges, and non-profits.

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    To Use or Not to Use: the Clinical Dilemma of Antimicrobials

    Feb. 20, 2017 –     Understandably frustrated after 4 weeks of mild coughing, a nicely dressed businesswoman had come for an evaluation. I looked for infection in her throat, ears, and sinuses, and listened to her anterior and Read More

    Jillian Moore

    What do we palliate? Caring for the sick and the poor

    Feb. 13, 2017 – José1 is a man in his sixties from rural Guatemala with cancer spread to his bones. He describes deep aches of his shoulders and hips, and indeed, in radiographs we see tumors that nibble at Read More

    Think scale! Engaging Private Pharmacies to Improve Public Health 

    Feb. 10, 2017 – A version of this story first appeared on IDSA’s Science Speaks platform By Emily Delmotte Lisinopril 20 mg by mouth at 8am? Check. After verifying the patient’s identification, I scanned the medication barcodes into the computer Read More

    Round Earth Media

    One Man’s Death Points to Shortcomings in Morocco’s Mental Health Infrastructure

    Feb. 07, 2017 – By Molly Mulroy  This article was produced in conjunction with an SIT Study Abroad program http://studyabroad.sit.edu/programs/semester/spring-2017/moj/ in Morocco and Round Earth Media, www.RoundEarthMedia.org a nonprofit organization that is supporting the next generation of international journalists. Read More