Saturday, August 02, 2008

Crocs in Haiti

On the Partners in Health Website, a story about a donation of colored plastic clogs to prevent tungiasis. [Partners in Health is the Boston-based NGO founded by Paul Farmer and Jim Kim.] Tungiasis is a foot infection caused by a burrowing flea. I can't recall even a second devoted to this disease in medical school. Hopefully, I will learn about it at Liverpool.

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