Doctors without borders is your typical bullshit lib organization. They think because they have good intentions they are special.
Category Archives: Health
So this NYC physician is your usual dumb ass hippie savior to the world and he exposed his girlfriend.
Tuberculosis is a major health factor around the world.
I have a TB test that’s positive, going back to my medical student days when I took care of a Vet at the Omaha VA who had TB.
This story describes the present day impact of TB.
I had the privilege of doing my internship at Harlem Hospital In 1971-72. The new 17 floor, 1000 bed hospital was built next to the old Harlem Hospital of modest proportions and the old Hospital was continued as a TB Hospital. TB is more of a problem for Blacks beyond any socio economic factors, they seem to be more susceptible to the disease.
My pediatric rotation was on a service that was dominated by Indian physicians, who described the peds wards in Indian Hospitals. Patients with the long-term effects of TB–bone disease of the spine, for example, were in the back row as they described it.
That gives you a little comparison of how it impacted an emerging country 40 plus years ago–consider the impact of TB in rural South America, Asia and Africa today.
This essay explains what I have to say about the pathetic and chronically incompetent public health agencies, both national and local.
A computer between me and the patient can be a distraction and definitely increases busy work.