I can do cold bucket showers. I have no problem using squat toilets. I can sleep on the floor with no mat. I can go without internet for weeks. I can squeeze into an already full bus or ride hanging on the back of one. I have no problem eating rice 3 times a day. […]
Infertility: Disease, Condition, Right, Privilege?
One of the more sensitive issues that comes up in obstetrics, gynecology and Advanced Urology is patients having problems with infertility. We received some excellent didactic instruction on the medical elements of the topic, but I was struck by a key issue that came up during this discussion. It was the issue of how we, as a […]
Philippines: Medicine in a Limited Resource Setting
The government hospital in this region is the safety net for those who cannot afford health care. It is so crowded that beds are being placed in hallways. And although this is the referral center for the whole region, there are many things that seem to be missing. And since they do not have the […]