Things you shouldn’t see

Elephantiasis, for example. Although this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Elephantiasis.jpg) isn’t the person I saw, it looks like the leg of a person I did see on my way to the old taxi park where the matatus reside. A picture like this represents a “I can’t believe it” slide in US medical schools but unfortunately can be found on the street in the main part of Kampala. And then you feel paralyzed walking by and just want to hand out a referral to the hospital. You just want to see a healthcare infrastructure of some sort take care of him. But you keep walking. Could have. Should have… 

 

 

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