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My new normal: on the maternity ward in Agok
Nurse Johanna blogs from her final weeks on the neonatal ward in Agok, a town in the Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan.
02 Jun 2016 / 13 minute read
Blood and dust
"The day before yesterday I saved two lives. I have the most amazing feeling of satisfaction and pride I've ever felt."
25 May 2016 / 7 minute read
A day in the life
It's been a tough couple of days. The unit has quietened down a lot from last fortnight's influx of babies but as usual that doesn't mean you can take anything for granted.
13 May 2016 / 7 minute read
A patient clearly as stubborn as I am
"One of the quirks of the neonatal unit is that our admission criteria, as well as being any unwell baby less than two-months-old, also includes any person infected with tetanus — no matter their age."
29 Apr 2016 / 12 minute read
"My first week here was one of the hardest of my entire career."
21 Apr 2016 / 8 minute read
Introduction to Agok
I guess the first thing to explain is the name of my blog.
13 Apr 2016 / 2 minute read