International Women’s Day – Dr Catherine Hamlin

A woman presents after a pack of hyenas devours her baby alive as she gives birth under a tree as she was too far away from the hospital. A woman presents for treatment of a fistula after begging for 7 years to make up the transport fare to reach the hospital. Countless women present after…

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Poster presentation #2

I presented another poster this year at the Medical Students Day at the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. My research looked at how medicalisation of pregnancy affects women in both developed and developing countries. I was surprised to find that a lot of people were interested in this topic and I was asked a…

Social Media etiquette

As much as I hate to admit it, social media has taken over our lives. With the rise of technology comes the pressures of a different persona: the real life and the life behind a screen. This new era has even led to the GMC (General Medical Council) providing guidance for medial students and doctors…