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Logistics: Busy weeks in Bossangoa
How do our teams make sure they have everything they need to save lives? Supply logistician Antoine takes us behind the scenes in the Central African Republic.
22 Oct 2018
Landing an airplane in Bossangoa
Antoine has recently arrived in the Central African Republic, where his role is to ensure that the project has the vital supplies it needs to function. Recently however, he's been taking on some additional responsibilities...
20 Sep 2018
Supply logistics in the Central African Republic: First week of work
In Bossangoa, in the west of the Central African Republic, Antoine has joined the Medecines Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders team during the peak season for malaria. He blogs…
17 Sep 2018
Central African Republic: First Days in Bossangoa
Supply logistician Antoine blogs from Bossangoa in the Central African Republic, where he’s just arrived to begin his first assignment with MSF/Doctors Without Borders...
04 Sep 2018
Central African Republic: Arrival and first impressions
Antoine arrives in the Central African Republic to begin his first assignment with MSF/Doctors Without Borders…
26 Aug 2018
VLOG: Becoming the only midwife on board a search and rescue vessel
26 Jul 2017
Another Alice - On the delivery ward in DRC
Alice is a midwife working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country that has been badly affected by conflict.
24 Jun 2016
Off to MSF-land
My room is chaos. Boxes on top of boxes on top of more boxes, and books and clothes and a million things I have accumulated over the years.
05 Apr 2016
Reflections on Malaria
It was mid-May when we arrived at Moissala, a small country town in the south of Chad.
04 Jan 2016
Becoming a “Small Game Hunter”
We have all seen the faded photographs depicting the success of the “Big Game Hunter” of the Victorian era: well dressed, well fed, often mustached; a shotgun in the crook of the arm and one leg fl
10 Dec 2015
Return to Moissala
"I was struck by the beauty of this part of Africa and the need to rid this country of the curse of malaria"
18 Sep 2015
The Unité Paludisme, Moissala, Chad
The Unité Paludisme (paludisme is the name for malaria in the French language) at Moissala, a small town in the south of Chad was established by Médecins Sans Frontières in 2010 in order to respond
09 Sep 2015
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