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We're baaaaaaaack!

We made it back to Zimba Mission Hospital! We'll be here for the month of September doing a very similar thing to what we did in January of this year. Ben started out in the Maternity ward and I'm rounding on the female medical ward. Ben has already done 2 C-sections over the weekend, and I resuscitated the babies - who were both just fine.

I have had lots of interesting cases in the wards - lots of HIV/AIDS and the infections that go along with it. We have a lady with a weird face rash - either Stevens Johnson or herpes zoster or who knows what. We've helped out a bit in the pediatrics ward and helped care for a dehydrated baby who turned the corner and is doing well.

We got out on bicycles on Saturday and saw the area some more. There is already a lot of expansion around the town just from January. Weather here is milder than Texas even though we're going into Zambian hot season soon. It's 50s-60s at night, and highs in the 90s during the day, and very dry all the time. It's a lot less green than the last time we were here but still beautiful. It's fun to see everyone at the hospital again.

Walking home from the hospital

Jacaranda trees at the hospital


Rural huts

Posted by vagabundos 11:53 Archived in Zambia

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