Oops and Stupid Deaths

Dr Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health, talks about “oops” health care leading to “stupid deaths”.  I have often referred to the destitution seen in Cambodia, caused by people needing to pay from their pockets for all health care costs – that’s “Out Of Pocket Spending”, or “oops”.  Health care in Cambodia, and across … More Oops and Stupid Deaths

Falling Through Gaps

While it’s not health systems that save populations, but healthy and equitable economies allowing a decent standard of living for most if not all, I still like this quote by Dr Paul Farmer.  He is the founder of Partners in Health (PIH), a Non-Government Organisation who work in the poorest parts of the world, having … More Falling Through Gaps