BOO! Hehe JUST KIDDING. But seriously, I’M BACKKKKKKK. You’re favorite journalist-physician is coming back to you with a new book in this global health saga. Tomorrow I leave for a 3 week trip to Kigali, Rwanda where I will be working and predominantly developing a curriculum for future residents from Stony Brook. I really should be packing since my 24 hour flight leaves in less than 12 hours, but, what the hell.
* SHOUT OUT TO THE STONY BROOK GLOBAL WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACK*
Sorry for the Haiti doman, it costs 22 dollars to change it and it’s not that big of a deal! This time, I am much less prepared than when I went to Haiti, AND I have never been to Africa. No 300 dollar shots this time, or 3 suitcases worth of crap that I left behind for those who needed it way more than I did. Just a few dress pants, scrubs, pajamas, shower shoes, and mosquito repellant. The essentials ~ (plus enough snacks for a small army). I am so excited and everyone at CHUK seems so incredibly kind and accomadating. Rwanda is a country with a lot of history and scars that are still healing. I can’t wait to care for these women and I am so lucky to have this opportunity.
Will keep you all posted on how I survive navigating the country tomorrow after I land and making it to the hospital. I am sure it will be interesting.