Swapping the emergency rooms for the community 

People often ask me how I manage to do the work that I do, and my answer is always the same, I can't imagine doing anything else and being satisfied. Being a doctor in a third world country is different from how medical practice is portrayed on television shows like Grey's Anatomy or House. It's…

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Breastfeeding: What every African mum should know (Part 1)

Breastfeeding is not unique to African mothers and neither is it a new thing, however many issues around this simple act of feeding a baby are unique to Africa and they warrant discussion. After working in a neonatal as well as a paediatric unit for a few years I have noted with great concern a…