Working here in Northern Ghana, I have seen conditions and tumors that I have never seen elsewhere. Sometimes, I have to refer patients to the larger teaching institutions for further investigations. Other times, I just have to approach a problem in a stepwise fashion until a conclusion is found. This case is a good example […]
A kid has a major bowel obstruction caused by dozens of seeds from the swamp ebony tree fruit or diospyros mespiliformis.
A look at the African Fan Palm (borassus aethiopum) found across Sub-Saharan Africa and its uses in northern Ghana.
The lunar eclipse as seen from Nalerigu, Ghana.
Heidi extracts a large ovarian cyst that appears to be cancerous. The actual diagnosis is a bit of a surprise.
From time to time I have patients come to me with deep lacerations to the hand which on further inspection reveal injuries to the tendons. This causes an inability to move their fingers as they should. Often the injury is caused by a knife or cutlass but it can also due to a moto accident.