And then you come to a little rural area, and a foreign girl from deep in Africa walks into casualty and requests the removal of some sort of injection from her arm.
And you think perhaps she is delusional, but when you palpate her arm, sure enough there are two longitudinal rods.
There is a language barrier, so after much mixed language and signing, you figure out that whatever this is, is supposed to be a contraceptive.
We know about all the medication, all the hormonal devices, all the barrier contraceptives, all the surgeries. But never, NEVER were we taught about subcutaneous contraceptive devices. The doctors here had no idea what it was either, so we ended up using Google.
Two little rods, can you imagine…