Readers who are interested in following the journeys of a passionate doctor and humanitarian as she takes on some of the world’s most devastating illnesses will be both moved by her struggles and uplifted by her grit and determination. Her three memoirs, ‘Searching for Sitala Mata: Eradicating Smallpox in India’ (2017), ‘Three Years in Ethiopia: How a Civil War and Epidemics Led Me to My Daughter’ (2019), and ‘Risking Is Better Than Regretting: Live Without Regrets’ (2021) can now be purchased in various formats on Amazon.
Dr. Davis’ books are available at https://www.amazon.com/Cornelia-E-Davis/e/B00TM9J114
Dr. Davis’ announcement comes as the world, still reeling from Covid-19, faces another possible pandemic, with a multi-country outbreak of monkeypox being witnessed in non-endemic countries, including America.
The disease, which is closely related to the virus that causes smallpox, and which has now arrived on US shores serves as a reminder that public health is one of the most critical dimensions of individual and communal life, and that those people who valiantly fight against infectious diseases are worthy of great respect.
Dr. Davis, who is known to her friends as Connie, made it her life’s work to try to eradicate smallpox, one of the most harmful diseases in human history, as her first book ‘Searching for Sitala Mata’ describes. This powerful read won gold in the Global Ebook Awards in the categories of Non-fiction and Inspirational.
Her follow-up novel, ‘Three Years in Ethiopia’ garnered similar acclaim as an IndieReader Approved title with a 4.7 out of 5-star rating. Working in Ethiopia and battling against meningitis, the memoir depicts how swiftly one’s life can be altered forever. The book charts the moment when civil war broke out in the country and Connie was forced to flee the country with her newly adopted daughter, a victim of the conflict.
Culminating these two incredible journeys in public health, Dr. Davis’ most recent memoir, ‘Risking Is Better Than Regretting’, showcases that an extraordinary and meaningful life is within anyone’s grasp, they simply must make the choice, to take a chance to change their life.
For more information about Dr. Davis and her books, visit https://www.corneliaedavismd.com
Dr. Cornelia Davis is a medical doctor and epidemiologist who worked alongside the World Health Organization and the US Agency for International Development, in more than twenty countries in Africa and Asia, tirelessly fighting to eradicate infectious diseases. Today, she is proud to share her memorable and uplifting stories with readers.
A spokesperson for the author said, “Based on the author’s true-life experiences, working thirty-five years internationally in infectious diseases in Africa and Asia, Cornelia E. Davis shares stories and exploits from her life in the field. Connie inspires you to take calculated risks and truly make your life incredible.”
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