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Entries Tagged as 'Medicine'

KEEN Donates Shoes to Podoconiosis in Ethiopia

August 1st, 2010 by · 2 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

This spring we traveled to Gimbie, Ethiopia where I made a promotional video with Monica Barlow and Binyam Teferi to raise awareness for Podoconiosis, a debilitating disease just “rediscovered” in western Ethiopia. The video has since been widely viewed, including one very important viewing by the good people at KEEN Shoes. Joni Kabana, a friend and […]

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When Antibiotics Aren’t Enough

April 12th, 2010 by · 6 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

Loaded with drugs, dental tools, used reading glasses and medical supplies, the Land Cruiser sat idle as ten Ethiopians, Americans and a Britt wedged their bodies into the vehicle, vying for cramped space. We were headed an hour west into remote Ethiopia, close to Sudan’s border, where an under-stocked, dilapidated clinic waited our arrival. Satellite […]

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April 10th, 2010 by · 3 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

elephantiasis, Ethiopia, third world medicine, volunteer, video

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