Into Africa, Out of Academia: A Doctor's Memoir (Paperback)Kwan Kew Lai (author)
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Throughout her memoir, Lai recounts intimate encounters with refugees and internally displaced people in camps and in hospitals with limited resources, telling tales of their resilience, unflinching courage, and survival through extreme hardship. Her writing provides insight into communities and transports readers to heart-achingly beautiful parts of Africa not frequented by the usual travelers. This is a deeply personal account of the huge disparities in the healthcare system of our "global village" and is a call to action for readers to understand the interconnectedness of the modern world, the needs of less developed neighbors, and the shortcomings of their healthcare systems.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 485 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 13 mm
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