Kenya: video documentary

[You can play a short, 6 min, version of the FACES documentary here. Viva YouTube!] It feels good to be doing creative work again. I’m excited to spend my time brainstorming about sequences, soundtracks, what clips to take out of the 10 hours of raw footage I have to work with. The process is amazing …

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Kenya: FACES Home Visit

Home visits represent to me the quintessential experience of being a doctor. I get an amazing diversity of background and information about a patient from observing them in their home environment rather than in the clinic. I get the privilege of seeing how they eat, how the sleep, what they do during the day, how …

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Kenya: name-calling

[photo at left: me addressing the FACES staff crowd during my CME talk on “cough and shortness of breath” in HIV+ clients] The staff at FACES love it that I have a Chinese name. During the first staff-meeting (when I met everyone) I told them a story about my Chinese name and how people constantly …

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Kenya: photo album

This is my online photo album of photos from Kenya. It includes clinic and work photos from Kisumu (FACES), Eldoret and Turbo (AMPATH), daily living, and adventures, such as to Kakamega Forest. I’ll keep adding to it during the trip, so please visit the link periodically during May 07! Kenya, April-May 07

Kenya: faces of FACES

Here’s the cover of a photobook of the fabulous staff at FACES. faces of FACES

Kenya: Karibu Kisumu!

(photo above: sunset over Lake Victoria as seen from the Pabari cottage in Kisumu) I had a very typical foreigner-in-Kenya entrance to Kenya: By the time I had stepped out from customs onto the arrivals platform, I was assaulted by a huge swarm of touts trying to get me to take their unauthorized taxis and …

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