Volunteer: Ken Kahn
Peace Corps Physician. Faculty member State University of New York at Buffalo in Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contributions from Ken Kahn
Peace Corps volunteers are by nature creative, independent folks who frequently expend energy to delay or avoid altogether aspects of living in the host country that they find distasteful. One such aspect was the required gamma globulin shots that we as Peace Corps physicians were mandated to give to each of them at regular intervals to lessen the risk of acquiring viral hepatitis. Many would dutifully arrive at the medical office in Caracas. Others had to be hunted in their rural...