Domwe Island Adventure Camp
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... injections, IM mostly and organising the drugs for patients and admitting patients to the clinic if required by Harriet or the other doctor. Ready for our 1st on call it is so important for us to nail the protocols and learn all the drugs and antibiotics we may be prescribing throughout the day and evening in a 24hour period.
Just a quick mention that the weather is hotting up and soon will become very tropical and humid, roughly about 32 degrees Celsius throughout the ...
... immediately be started on ARV medication. Babies born to mothers with positive HIV status are known as 'exposed' babies. They will be started on preventative meds from birth, then tested at 12 and 24 months. The rate of transmission with this in place has fallen dramatically which is fantastic. We have still however seen some very sad cases involving children with very late stage diagnosis in which the prognosis appears bleak. It's hard to believe that the parents don't pick up ...
... lab, store rooms, the specialist HIV treatment rooms and the 2 wards - male, and female/children. Currently this is a quiet time of the year with malaria cases low, with maybe 10 cases per day diagnosed. At the height of the rainy season daily malaria cases peak to even 100 per day! Other common things that are often diagnosed are typhoid, pneumonia, STI's and anaemia. The pharmacy was extremely well stocked with a drug for every eventuality available, ready for anything to come in ...
... that were collected in the container truly has japed thousands of people and our gratitude knows no boundaries.
We were visited for dinner by Limbe Kolomgera, a friend of Heidi and Jan’s who was a Malawian who attended Grambling University in Louisiana. She has returned to Malawi as an advocate for women’s rights and is involved in TV production at a local station. It was a great conversation and thumbs up to Jan for making shepherd’s and mixed ...
... br> Father Boucher proudly showed us a video of the ordination of a priest that combined Catholocism and local traditions. F. Boucher is a strong proponent of encouraging the people to maintain as much of their traditional beliefs, while also converting them to Christianity. In the video, dancers from the Ngoni people, the Yau people, and the Chewa people joined in the ...
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