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