my black folder (delhi summer illness 1)

Since i have lost much of the two months to an extended illness — and since my original reason for getting into public health was unsatisfactory doctor-patient relationships and inadequate assistance helping patients navigate hospital and health systems — it seems to make sense to write about observations and frustrations i had seeking treatment inContinue reading “my black folder (delhi summer illness 1)”

fresh fruit, folk flu, confessions, cold season, & conclusions

the main gist here is that it is not fun to have an illness with no name, no clear prognosis, and, insofar as someone thinks it is necessary, no clear, commensurate-to-symptoms treatment plan.┬áthe need to restate this grew out of recent discussions around malaria diagnosis and treatment of malaria and the broader range of illnessesContinue reading “fresh fruit, folk flu, confessions, cold season, & conclusions”