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Preventive Health

In limited resource settings there are significantly less options for emergency care and medical treatment. Therefore preventing injury and illness is my passion. In this section you will find articles about promoting healthy lifestyles, immunizations, prophylaxis, healthy development, and safety.

Vaccines: Which Ones Can I Trust?

As a healthcare provider living in a limited resource setting, I use the following criteria to determine which vaccines I trust:

Head Injury

From falling off the bed, to crashing the bicycle, to colliding on the sports field, head injuries are common in childhood. Head injuries range from minor to quite serious.  As a parent in a limited resource setting, it’s important to know how to prevent head injuries, what to look for, and when to go to theContinue reading “Head Injury”

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