Paul Jawor is a British water and sanitation specialist who has just returned from Equateur province in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). He explains the challenges faced by Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) teams working in the remote village of Iboko – the frontline of the ongoing Ebola outbreak.
Reem is a doctor from Tunisia. She’s just at the start of a new assignment with Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF). Here she blogs about her first weeks in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the patients who have already moved her with their stories and fortitude…
After an eventful arrival at a remote hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dr Ida Moberg faces more unexpected challenges. Living in a community under the threat of gunfire, Ida takes on a strained children's ward and an 11-year-old patient with suspected cholera.
Now she feels at home in Kibomba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Health Promoter Izzy Scott Moncrief has been busy battling through thunderstorms and over muddy trails to screen patients for sleeping sickness (HAT).