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Mark Harris
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Consortium of Universities for Global Health
Having been active in global health for over a decade I have witnessed and experienced many alterations of plans, and many episodes of project failure. Most have been easily attributable to single causes e.g. an individual’s incompetence, a lapsed grant, or...

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Ketamine
China is pushing the Commission on Narcotic Drugs to place ketamine on a schedule of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances. This would severely restrict access . As many of you know, ketamine is the only available anesthetic in most rural areas of low r...

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Adaptability


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Extreme Affordability Conference 2015
© 2014 The University of Utah Save the Date! University of Utah Center for Global Surgery Extreme Affordability Conference: Collaborations for Surgical Care Location : Rice Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, Utah When : April 10th & 11th, 2015 Registration and...

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Global Health Credentialing
Yale medical diploma awarded Asaph Leavitt Bissell, Class of 1815 There is a trend in the global health literature calling for an authority to credential those who undertake medical humanitarian missions in low-income countries (LICs). The argument is that ...

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"Will you be there the whole time?"
An anesthesia provider will be with you the entire time that you are under a general anesthetic. We do not leave you without someone else taking over. In academic medical centers (teaching hospitals) there are often two people taking care of your anesthetic...

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"What's the difference between 'anesthesia' and 'sedation'?"
Anesthesia is defined as " Insensitivity to pain, especially as artificially induced by the administration of gases or the injection of drugs before surgical operations ." Basically it means that we use medications to prevent pain during medical procedures....

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Mountains Beyond Mountains
Despite being involved in global health for over a decade, I have only just read " Mountains Beyond Mountains"  by Tracy Kidder . I had seen some criticisms of Dr. Paul Farmer and his model, and I think I expected the book to be a glossy overview of Partner...

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Failure
September 3 1967 - the day Sweden switched from driving on the left to driving on the right. I co-direct the " Public Health and Surgery " course here at the University of Utah . This week in class we were discussing 'failure'. We heard from colleagues who ...
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