Spacers for inhalers are not available in Malawi. Here is how you can make your own with supplies that can be purchased at most pharmacies.
Diarrhea can quickly lead to dehydration in children. Use ORS to keep your child hydrated.
A lot of patients come to see me about a persistent dry, bumpy rash. Mild eczema is very common in Malawi.
In many African languages the word for “fever” and “malaria” are the same. If your child has a fever in Malawi, your first thought should be, “Does my child have malaria?” The good news is that malaria testing is readily available and only requires a simple fingerstick. The two types of malaria tests are: MRDT (malaria rapid diagnostic test)– thisContinue reading “Fever”