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    Lessons from the front lines

    In the midst of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a 21-year-old Guinean student came to a Dakar health clinic with symptoms of fever and diarrhea. The doctor considered Ebola, which had killed more than 1,000 people in neighboring Guinea. But the patient wasn’t bleeding. He denied having been in contact with Ebola patients […] ; ; ; ;Related StoriesIn Davos, Rx for epidemics: tech partnershipsInnovation is at the heart of SeattleOur 8 favorite photos of 2016 ;

    The burden of the gift of aid

    The splendor of Lake Atitlán is unreal. No water should be so blue, no sky so clear, no hills so lush. The lake is a beloved tourist destination, and visitors are surely well cared for. Read More

    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

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    Jillian Moore

    The burden of the gift of aid

    Feb. 22, 2017 – The splendor of Lake Atitlán is unreal. No water should be so blue, no sky so clear, no hills so lush. The lake is a beloved tourist destination, and visitors are surely well cared for. Read More

    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