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Mulala Clinic: A Study in Providing Maternal Healthcare

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mulala Clinic: A Study in Providing Maternal Healthcare

The drive to Sanari Village in the Limpopo Province of South Africa was jarring and just a little messy. I had traveled to South Africa to research the health seeking behaviors of women during pregnancy in rural areas; the dichotomy of Western and allopathic medicine in rural South Africa has presented numerous challenges for pregnant women. In order to improve maternal health in these villages, reproductive health education should be implemented and accessibility to clinics and medicine must increase.

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Global Health Informatics: The Impact of the Internet on Peru’s Healthcare System

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Global Health Informatics: The Impact of the Internet on Peru’s Healthcare System

Information transfer through the Internet has rapidly transformed the doctor-patient relationship. Particularly in places like the U.S., almost everyone owns a computer and has easy access to a wide range of often valuable but conflicting health information with a simple mouse-click. Specifically, the state of Peru’s health informatics system provides a lens into the transformation […]

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