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Offering Medical Care in the Amazon: My Interpretation


Deep in the jungle where there’s no running water, where mysterious bugs leave big red welts on your elbows even after you covered yourself with insect repellent, and where you’re lucky if there’s a flush toilet within walking distance, doctors … Continue reading

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On Medical Brigade in Guatemala – Part One of Two


Last month, in the highland village of Chiriquiac, Guatemala, I met a young Mayan woman, dressed in traditional clothing – an embroidered, multicolored huipil (blouse) and a thick cloth skirt held taught by a woven sash wrapped around her waist … Continue reading

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