There’s textbook medicine and then there’s the real world. This public health message to take your wife to the hospital by bicycle or ox cart captures how healthcare needs and messages vary significantly based on the setting. So, let’s acknowledge that how we live with COVID-19 in Africa will vary as well. COVID-19 is hereContinue reading “COVID-19: Malawi’s next normal”
To stay healthy kids need exercise too. Providing active play opportunities is the best way to help your kids reach their fitness goals. Preschool kids should be regularly active throughout the day. At home, buy active toys such as balls, strollers for the dolls, big trucks, or tricycles. Limit screen time to less than 2 hoursContinue reading “Exercise for Kids”
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If you find yourself in Lilongwe in the midst of a pandemic, this article is for you.
I was prompted to write this post when a patient in Lilongwe called for advice after the hedgehog her children were playing with died. At the lab they confirmed that the cute little critter had died from rabies.
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