Though there have been regular reports in the American press covering the expanding Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and Sierra Leone it has not caused the public panic of Swine Flu or SARS of recent past.
“Will you charge me?” he asked quietly, between labored breaths. He sat in the hospital bed with his legs over the side in what is known as a “tripod” position—his elbows resting on a nearby stool to prop his chest up as much as possible. His head was hunched over, with eyes pointed down; clearly he was in agony. (more…)
Ari Johnson, currently a resident physician at the University of California, San Francisco has recently been featured in an article by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ari has been noted for his research in the fields of infectious disease, health policy, neurobiology, AIDS, and migration. He is the Founder and Co-chair of Project Muso, an NGO whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths in the world’s most impoverished communities. Dr. Johnson has been a close colleague and friend of the Global Health Core, and we have been able to watch the impact and success of his work grow. We are certain that Project Muso will continue to expand its reach in serving populations in need. We are delighted to see his vast amount of work within global health delivery being highlighted in his written reflection on his work in Mali. (more…)