Louise King

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Reply to [ARCHIVED] Managing Health Care Delivery: Your expertise

Sept. 12, 2013
I have appreciated the discussions. I am a clinician/teacher in Rwanda. One of the main barriers we have to change is that there is such rapid turnover, especially among doctors. Therefore, people are trained, and then they move on, and their successors have not been trained. and we start back ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Managing Health Care Delivery: Your expertise

Sept. 11, 2013
I am appreciating this discussion, though I am more a clinician/teacher than a health care manager. I really enjoyed the Atul Gawande article about how to effect change. In Rwanda, I've seen a lot of expats come and go. Staying and working alongside local medical staff is a must for ...

Reply to MDR TB early diagnosis and Treatment

Aug. 10, 2011
But the cultures take so long... I guess this is where rapid tests play an important role. Louise King, MD

Reply to New NCD film produced by WHO

May 3, 2011
Thanks-I enjoyed the film. Louise King, Rwanda

Reply to Sample Transportation....

April 18, 2011
I have a similar question that comes up in our lab-what is the risk of infection with TB just by looking at AFB slides-not collecting the samples from the patient, but just taking the sputum from the collection cup and preparing and examining the slide? Thanks, Louise King, MD Rwanda


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