Dr Tim Baird retells his own personal experience.
” I didn’t realise I was in for a completely life-altering journey replete with unique medicine and unforgettable cultural experiences”
A different clinical mindset and understanding towards best patient care across multiple areas of medicine.
Diseases that virtually don’t exist in developed countries, including malaria, tuberculosis, leprosy, filariasis and yaws. Preventing death or life-long disability. Screening hundreds for HIV, providing basic glasses for vision-impaired, and simple walking aids. The list of positive outcomes for quality of life is endless…
Our team often make the difference between someone living or dying.
Simple unrestricted appreciation – no matter what the diagnosis, treatment options, or outcome – “whether it was an elderly man with chronic back pain, or a young mother who had walked for days with a critically ill child to see me, every interaction felt and is, special”.