So you’ve wanted to volunteer on a world medical missions trip abroad- but how do you do it?
Zambia is known for it’s beautiful landscapes with locations such as Victoria Falls and its many national parks. But guess what, it has brilliant med students as well- we’ll meet one today!
In the end, I hope that everyone views the profession of medicine as a humanitarian one that was made in order to wipe the tears of the patient and treat the pain and take into account the human condition. Be merciful. You were created to be a balm of healing and the angel of mercy.
While Sickle Cell Anemia affects persons of every race and ethnicity, the fact that this disease affects persons of African descent worldwide makes it an important issue for the Black diaspora. Abibat tells us her story.
The experience of living abroad and fending for yourself is always helpful. To me it was a great tool in helping shape how I want to interact with the world…
“We took him to a hospital and got more information than we bargained for…we were all afraid, because we were already fiercely in love with our baby boy Hiyab”
“The future shall remain a surprise I live to slowly unwrap. But I want to make discoveries, change people’s lives and work for a better health care in Ethiopia.”