This article is about hand hygiene and immunology of babies. I’ve met a wide range of new parents, from those who don’t take their newborns outside for months to avoid getting them ill, to those parents who let their babies roll around in muck or refuse to vaccinate them. I have a bit of background story for why I felt the need to write about the importance of keeping your hands clean when you offer to carry a baby that isn’t yours. (more…)
Dr. Helen Zidon (MB BCh BAO LRCP SI) RCSI (Class of 2016) is the COO of Medics Abroad & the Medical Content and MENA Product Strategy Manager at 3D4Medical, an award-winning company at the forefront of Medical Technology. With a team of 3D artists and Software developers, she creates the most detailed 3D models of structures of the human body. These award-winning apps and models have been showcased at both Apple and Microsoft Keynote events, and are used daily by students, doctors, surgeons and for patient education.