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.