Month: May 2020

Reflections

To Be Vulnerably Honest

By Denise Kavuma (MD), Uganda Five years ago, in a moment that felt much like this one, I was surprised by the realisation that I had developed compassion fatigue. That somewhere in my two years of medical practice, I had subconsciously decided to take a step back from empathy. What could possibly lead me to such a drastic step? None […]

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Reflections

The Empathetic

By Fungai Chigumbura, Zimbabwe   One of the pitfalls of being a writer, or simply enjoying the spoken word, is the tendency to overthink. Your mind races to a million different possibilities about the most minute of details, soaring above the landscape of every different turn of events before settling on maybe a dozen or so to focus on. It […]

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