Tag Archives: Senegal


TRAVEL AND MEDICINE Published  in December, 2019 H E K T O R A M A   .     DOCTOR MOORE IN ITALY     Moore, a practicing physician in Glasgow with a good reputation, was offered an opportunity to travel. Like other prominent noblemen of his day, the young Duke of Hamilton was […]

Of starlit huts and Sahelian sand

Sara Buck Chicago, Illinois, United States   Car rapide by Ferdinand Reus, originally posted to Flickr Landing in Dakar airport, the Air Afrique flight from New York hummed into the humid night air. Having traversed the nocturnal waters of the Atlantic, our plane descended upon the capital city, its sparse lights glittering along the coast […]

The Waiting Room

Jessie Seiler Israel   Health clinic in Senegal Before beginning my medical education, I spent two years as a health education Peace Corps Volunteer in a small village in the middle of Senegal, in West Africa. When I used to visit Ndiago’s health post, a miracle staffed by able and educated men and women, I […]