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What the American public thinks is very important to the future of global health. Many people are moved by the idea that there is unnecessary…
The idea that because you’re born in Haiti you could die having a child. The idea that because you’re born in you know Malawi your…
In fact, it seems to me that making strategic alliances across national borders in order to treat HIV among the world’s poor is one of…
I’ve been working in Haiti 28 years – I thought I’d sort of seen it… I’ve gone through a number of coups, the storms of…
I’ve been impressed, over the last 15 years, with how often the somewhat conspiratorial comments of Haitian villagers have been proven to be correct when…
I recommend the same therapies for all humans with HIV. There is no reason to believe that physiologic responses to therapy will vary across lines…
At the same time, it is obvious that clinicians in Haiti are faced with different, and, in fact, greater, challenges when attempting to treat complications…
Some people talk about Haiti as being the graveyard of development projects.
I would say that, intellectually, Catholicism had no more impact on me than did social theory.
I mean we grew up in a TB bus and I became a TB doctor.
I think that looking forward it’s easy to imagine more constructive help for Haiti.
I’m one of six kids, and the eight of us lived for over a decade in either a bus or a boat.
Again, conventional Catholicism does not much appeal to me.
I don’t know much about climate change. But I’m pretty sure we better figure out what to do to lessen its impact – at least…
Haiti is always talking about decentralization and nothing has been so obvious, perhaps a weakness, as the centralized nature of Haitian society as being revealed…
Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that’s where you see the sharp…
I’m not an austere person.
You can’t have public health without a public health system. We just don’t want to be part of a mindless competition for resources. We want…
We have to design a health delivery system by actually talking to people and asking, ‘What would make this service better for you?’ As soon…
One of the things we have to acknowledge is that if you look at Haiti, many billions of dollars have gone into development aid there…
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