When the doctor becomes the patient.  

What is a patient? The question may seem simple, but the answer is less so. The definition of a patient, according to the Collins dictionary, is separated into two. A patient is a person who is receiving medical treatment from a doctor or hospital. However, the Collins dictionary also defines a patient as “someone who is registered with a particular doctor”.1 This… Read More When the doctor becomes the patient.  

Malaria – a pal who is here to stay?

Malaria in numbers. There were an estimated 228 million malaria cases worldwide in 2018, resulting in an estimated 405,000 deaths. Approximately 93% of all malaria cases and 94% of all malaria deaths occurred in the African region, and the majority of deaths were due to Plasmodium falciparum infection.1 In Catalonia alone, there were 200 reported cases in… Read More Malaria – a pal who is here to stay?