Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Sparing the living

  • Sparing the living

    P. Ravi Shankar Lalitpur, Nepal   Photography by Carlos Bartilotti Matos Krishna was dead. I was relaxing on the porch of my quarters next to the primary health center when Krishna’s relatives brought me the news of his demise. Though I was sad, I also felt a sense of relief. Krishna belonged to a poor…