People of Kopa Chagu

In my last post, I shared how culture, lifestyle, and environment influence health. It is challenging to differentiate between the three as they often intertwine, one precipitating the other. Through this following passage, I hope to share a bit about what I saw in the Kopa Chagu Clinic that may help to expand upon my… More People of Kopa Chagu

Chiya and the View

Forward While this following piece is not directly focused on health, I still believe it to be relevant. Over a month in Nepal, I come to find how culture, lifestyle, and environment (be it manmade or natural) can influence health. Albeit this may be a truism, it is easily and too often forgotten in global… More Chiya and the View

The Affect of War on Disease Eradication

I received a comment on one of my previous posts regarding the origins of the disease eradication philosophy.  I found it to be a very important and interesting question to consider.  Therefore, I began to contemplate a few reasons that I think may have spurred the “disease eradication philosophy.” My initial thought is war.  As… More The Affect of War on Disease Eradication