A Poetic Tribute

Earlier this year, I visited Kenya’s Narok District, a dry, dusty region where the sunlight is blinding, the Maasai population is sparse and water is scarce. Trachoma, an excruciatingly painful disease and one of the world’s leading causes of unnecessary blindness, used to be widespread in this area. Trachoma is caused by bacterial infection and… Continue reading A Poetic Tribute

India has much to teach us – Part 2

Last week I wrote about the amazing efficiency of India’s Little Flower Hospital. Our hospitals may be busy, but they don’t come close to the sheer number of people treated daily by Indian hospitals. Here in Canada, we could learn a lot about patient flow from them. For instance, in North American hospitals, the operating… Continue reading India has much to teach us – Part 2