Team-based care is the key to providing patients with everything they need. Given the challenges faced by patients, it is not enough just to visit the doctor. Many nonmedical factors play a major role in their health and well-being.
Unsheltered homelessness continues to rise and largely contributes to the increasing numbers of those experiencing homelessness. Street medicine aims to meet individuals wherever they may be living, addressing pressing social needs while treating their medical conditions.
Dr. Odiraa Nwankwor never imagined that he would eventually improve the health of countless Nigerian children in a lasting and substantial way, by creating, funding, and training the staff at Nigeria’s first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.