Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Paimol

  • The missing chapter in our curriculum

    Alexandra AdamsHershey, Pennsylvania A fourteen-year-old girl, large with child, presented to her community health center in northern Uganda. Blood was rushing down her legs, and she was doubled over in pain. Immediately, the medical officer called the ambulance. Tears ran down the girl’s face—she never wanted this baby. She had asked the nurses to help…