Maternity Wards: Guyana

I have been watching a lot of BBC’s Call the Midwife over the past few months. Have you seen it? If not, you should really check it out. The show is about midwives in post-WWII London – I know that doesn’t sound exciting, but it’s kind of amazing. I promise. The reason I am bringing this up, is that while we were in Guyana¬†I had the chance to spend some …

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Hospitals of Guyana

Guyana was one of the most unique places I have ever visited. For example, it’s part of South America but self identifies as a Caribbean Island. The population is mostly¬†made up of Indo-Guyanese and Afro-Guyanese whose ancestors immigrated in the 18th and 19th centuries to work on sugar cane population under Dutch and then British control. The merging of so many cultures, including the native Ameri-Indian population as well, has …

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