Autres nouvelles What's Luck Got To Do With Health Care? A Heck Of A Lot - Global Health

"Since returning to the United States ... I've been thinking about how messy and random global health delivery — even when it's really effective — can be," she wrote. "I'm talking about that moment when a patient walks out of the clinic and you sit back and think about all of the stars that had to align in order for that patient to get the care she needs."

For nearly two hours that day, the team worked with Antonio's mother, Maria, to teach her how to prepare solid foods for the baby. He eventually stopped fussing enough to eat some mushed carrot puree. All seemed well until the team was packing up to leave, with a full load of home visits ahead of them. In a whisper, nutrition program manager German Obispo asked Fletcher if she thought something seemed wrong with Antonio's eyes. Nobody was sure, and they left.