6 million or 8 million? 육백만 또는 여덟백만?

“Nothing can happen without activism.” — Eleanor Holmes Norton, Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives 6 million 6 million people die each year from tobacco products globally as we say in public health, “Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death. Worldwide, tobacco use causes nearly 6 million deaths per year, and current trends show that tobacco use will cause more than 8 million … Continue reading 6 million or 8 million? 육백만 또는 여덟백만?

Mozambican batik on the cover of EID

Happy that a Mozambican batik that Kristen and I own is on the cover of this month’s issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases. This issue of EID is focused on Ebola (of course there is no Ebola in Mozambique, only in central/West Africa). We bought the Batik in the Parque dos Continuadores in Maputo a few years ago. Unfortunately I don’t know the artist’s name. Batiks are … Continue reading Mozambican batik on the cover of EID

Bart Simpson and Jesus Christ

TB is a dreadful disease, as I blog several times per week. But it’s not every day that I have some awesome TB artwork to share with you. I took these photos today at a hospital in Lima, Peru where we are working, implementing FAST. My only question is while it seems reasonable to dress up Jesus Christ as Superman, isn’t the letter “D” a bit … Continue reading Bart Simpson and Jesus Christ