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Working with Key Populations in Zambia: An Introduction to the Standard Operating Procedures of an HIV/STI Prevention Program for Sex Workers

Joseph Kamanga is the Chief of Party/Project Director for the Corridors of Hope III project in Zambia. The COH III project is implemented by FHI 360 with two local NGOs, in 10 major border and transport hubs of Zambia. 563 more words

End of life — difficult discussions in disaster area

By Bijay AcharyaPhysician from Nepal working at Mass General Hospital, Boston

This post originally appeared in Bijay Acharya’s blog.

An elderly female in her 80s was brought to the clinic after being carried on a straw-mat. 996 more words

The traditions that the earthquake couldn’t shake

This post was originally published on Bijay Acharya’s blog

By Bijay Acharya, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Few days ago, we went to Singla as as part of a team with the International Medical Corps. 717 more words

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The destruction and hope in Kerauja, Gorkha

This post was originally published on Bijay Acharya’s blog

By Bijay Acharya, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Kerauja is a picturesque village that sits between two massive mountains with a population around 3000. 573 more words

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Dancing Star

The disempowered women whose stories have long been told by others need to find their own voices.

Some patients impact clinicians disproportionately and become etched into our minds’ eyes, lingering for years after we see them, ghosts that stay with us long after we leave the exam room.

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How to measure whether you're making your mark

A long time ago I read somewhere that for $1 you could provide oral rehydration salts that would save a child’s life.  Or maybe it was $5; it’s so long ago now that I don’t remember.*  No matter how faulty my memory is, this statistic has stuck with me the whole way through the journey of setting up enke: Make Your Mark in 2009 to now.  806 more words

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Physicians Joining the Global Health Initiative

Ryan Greysen & Phuoc Le, members of the Global Health Core at UCSF, were recently featured in the “Human Capital Blog” by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 1,041 more words

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