It’s New Year’s Day and I decided to go out with the team to visit patients with drug resistant tuberculosis in the Mankayane area. I knew it was going to be an early start, so I went to bed early but the fireworks at the stroke of midnight woke me up. The driver arrived at… Continue reading Mankayane

The Drugs Don’t Work

In the past week, I have seen two newborn babies with gonorrhoeal infection in their eyes. Putting this in perspective, I have only seen two cases in 25 years working in general practice and sexual health in England. Most doctors believe that the infection occurs when the baby descends through the birth canal, but there… Continue reading The Drugs Don’t Work