Archive for February, 2011

Image Worms Living Under Your Skin!

Friday, February 18th, 2011 |

As a resident physician I spent a summer in Burkina Faso – an impoverished nation in West Africa. For years a group of nurses with SIM (Serving In Mission) had been living on site, providing community health and clinic care in this remote, hot, and culturally distinct community. As I attended to ill patients, I […]

Can You Solve This Case Of Tropical Fever?

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 |

  The seven-year old girl, Maria, in this photo presents to you at the Clinical Evangelica Morava on the remote western coast of Honduras. Her parents explain that five days ago she suddenly developed fever, vomiting, severe headache, and pain on moving her eyes. Several other children in the neighborhood have been similarly ill since […]