Tag Archive: ethics

Oct 16

#Metoo

#Metoo We are not supposed to talk about it, lest it upset or even offend someone and their precious sensibilities. We’re supposed to suck it up and get on with it. But this just allows the malignancy of sexism to fester. I have told this to men before when having “this” discussion: I struggle to …

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Jun 05

A man’s world? 

“Has your husband beaten you before?” I wait patiently for the nurse to translate my question and her subsequent reply in Rukiga. I already know the answer, I can see it in her downcast furtive gaze. “Yes” “How often?” “Every time he drinks alcohol” “How often does he drink alcohol?” “Every day” This tiny woman, …

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Feb 09

Thoughts on medical volunteering…

Yesterday some visiting doctors came to the hospital as part of a wilderness medicine tour of uganda. I had the pleasure of hosting a couple of cardiologists on our ward and answering their questions about life as a doctor here. Later that evening they invited me up to their lodge to meet the rest of …

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