"Winter brings not only Christmas, but also the Harmattan, a dry, dusty wind that sweeps in from the Sahara through West Africa at this time of year. The humidity is slightly lower and the temperature has dropped to a relatively chilly 25 degrees Celsius during the day. The most noticeable impact of the Harmattan is the clouds of dust that turn the skies to a thick haze and leave a fine layer over everything. Blowing my nose results in a black tissue – if you live in London, you’ll know what I mean..."
"Straight after graduating from physician assistant’s school in 1992, I started working with MSF, and apart from a brief period during ebola, have worked on various MSF projects for the last 25 years."