#DTMH Strategies: Using the GHHM Site

For those who are acquiring the eligibility to sit for the Royal College of Physicians, London, iteration of the DTM&H examination through the MSF’s Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine course, this is a short primer introducing them to the slightly confusing, extremely helpful, and somewhat user-unfriendly Moodle platform which forms the foundation stone for the year-long preparation trek! Continue reading #DTMH Strategies: Using the GHHM Site

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#DTMH Strategies: An Introduction to the Test

A short introduction to the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene offered by the Royal College of Physicians, London. This is an examination tests the knowledge of physicians who wish to practice medicine effectively in developing countries. Continue reading #DTMH Strategies: An Introduction to the Test

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Infectious Disease Outbreaks in Kerala: May 2018 – May 2019

A brief summary of the infectious disease outbreaks reported from the state of Kerala between May 2018 and May 2019 by the Integrated Disease Surveillance Program of India. Despite the perception that the Infectious Disease challenge has been adequately met in India, the threat of outbreaks remain. Continue reading Infectious Disease Outbreaks in Kerala: May 2018 – May 2019

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#SaveTheDoctors: Indian Doctors Raise their Voices Demanding Safe Workplaces

An octogenarian gentleman was brought into the emergency room of a government-run hospital, the Nilratan Sarkar Medical College and Hospital, colloquially known as NRS, a respected medical teaching institute in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata. The gentleman, however, failed to respond to treatment, and unfortunately, expired. The patient’s family was, expectedly, distraught. However, their grief took a vicious expression. Within hours, two truckloads of … Continue reading #SaveTheDoctors: Indian Doctors Raise their Voices Demanding Safe Workplaces

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How to Stay Healthy on a Vegan Diet

Guest Post by Andrea Estrada A vegan diet is becoming more popular every year, so much so that vegan food delivery in Toronto is becoming a great deal more common than it used to be. Indeed, so many people have become vegan in the past decade that it has become a movement that is starting to take on a life of its own, something that … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy on a Vegan Diet

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Witnessing Death: The Charnel House of Choeung Ek, Cambodia

Disclaimer: Contains graphic depictions of death and brutality, unfortunatley, all of which is based on truth. There are pictures and accounts of the genocide perpetrated on the Cambodian people by the despotic rule of the Khmer Rouge, under the administration of the Angkar, with Pol Pot’s at the helm


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“I can work with this.” Thoughts on the satirical comedy “Look who’s back”

My thoughts on how the last few moments of an old film, “Look who’s back” left me quite stirred. The movie is a satire based on a novel by the same name, the premise of which is the aftermath of a cosmic cross-connection due to which Hitler is transmitted to the 2014 world. Continue reading “I can work with this.” Thoughts on the satirical comedy “Look who’s back”

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