I have taken over from two young female doctors, who were very popular and had a great time here. The first consultation I had on my return to the Valley was for a “man’s problem”. It occurred on the night I arrived in the village when I was approached by a man on my way… Continue reading Handover

Paludism – or malaria to you and me

I don’t like to say this, but I am starting to struggle a bit during consultations. Being here for just three months means that it is not worth trying to learn the language well enough to be able to speak to patients with ease and accuracy. I usually have an interpreter, Daillies, who will chatter… Continue reading Paludism – or malaria to you and me