Talking about the Elephant in the Room

Jambo, friends! As you probably know, I am in Kenya, and have been here for almost one week! Sadly, tomorrow is my last working day and I fly back to Toronto on Saturday. I was hoping to blog more while I’ve been here but I have been so busy. So finally – here I am! One of […]

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Here we go again!

Hello child lifers! I have been – as always – crazy busy and I just realized I hadn’t given you all an update on this most awesome thing that is happening!! On Wednesday – yes, in 4 days…- I am going BACK TO KENYA! A while back I was asked by my mentor and now-colleague to journey back to […]

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What’s a language barrier anyways?

Good evening! Today was a very busy and productive Tuesday at the hospital. I spent the morning working in the AMPATH paediatric clinic with the children in for visits today. It was very busy with children constantly coming and going. It was an awesome experience and one that I would not have the chance to […]

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Jambo!

Today marks five days on Kenyan soil and so far it has all been incredible; from the food to the people, I could not have asked for a better experience so far. Today has been my second day actually in the hospital. Yesterday Morgan lectured and trained the team further on triaging patients and patient […]

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Eldoret – Day 1

Three planes, two cabs, one hotel … but I’m here!!!! We touched down in the city of Eldoret early this afternoon and we have spent the day exploring, visiting, and meeting new friends – including a baby chameleon! I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to explore the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and […]

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Announcement: Internship 2.0

Where to begin… …about a month ago, as you know, my internship offer for September was withdrawn due to issues in securing a US Visa from the hospital. Naturally I was very upset and very discouraged. I had a plan B in mind and was completely ready to execute it. As you may know by […]

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