Wisdom from one of the kindest people I know. I wish we had some way to tell our government to take the money away from the military and fund healthcare resources in Africa, and I wish I was well enough to be some use in this crisis. If I still had my brain and nursing license I’d be over there in a flash.
I am worried about Ebola. It is rapidly spinning out of control.
I can’t imagine what it would be like to be a four-year old African child whose mother is dying of Ebola and I can not hug her or comfort her as she is dragged off by people looking like space travellers. I can not imagine what it is like to be a health care worker in a facility where there is no clean water supply, limited resources and few beds and knowing that just touching someone who is infected to provide care for them or make them more comfortable is risking my own life.
It annoys me somewhat when I see the panicked response of the U.S. or Spain when they get one case that is treated in health care systems that have funding many, many times that of the West African countries that are struggling…
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