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26 Mar 2012 / 2 minute read
I learn that Christina has delivered from David the Lay Counsellor, who calls me to tell me so.
13 Sep 2011 / 6 minute read
We all agree that the dog looks like Tin Tin’s dog, but nobody can remember his name. There is silence while we rack our brains, and suddenly Agnès blurts out ‘MILOU!’ Yes. Milou.
02 Jun 2011 / 11 minute read
On Wednesday 16th March, Christina is due for her next appointment at Ipusukilo rural health centre.
15 Apr 2011 / 14 minute read
I will call her Christina. We are almost the same age - she’s 31 and I’m 32. Beyond that, we don’t have much in common.
30 Mar 2011 / 7 minute read
I left Liberia in time to reunite with my family in England for Christmas. After 11 months working at Benson, saying goodbye to my colleagues and friends was predictably difficult.
26 Feb 2010 / 3 minute read
‘When Rebecca started improving, I felt so, so happy. For at least 5 or 6 days, I had been very anxious about her.
27 Sep 2009 / 4 minute read
Three is Company
“I were happy”, says Esther, 25, when I asked her how she felt when she gave birth to triplets instead of the expected single baby.
25 Aug 2009 / 6 minute read
Boss Lady (aka the FieldCo)
13 Jul 2009 / 6 minute read
The Heart of the Matter
I am swimming towards the Heart of the Matter. The water is cool, deep and impossibly blue.
18 May 2009 / 4 minute read
Back to basics
I feel it is about time to give a better introduction to Benson Hospital, a little bit of history and a kind of virtual tour.
06 Apr 2009 / 3 minute read
Liberian Women are Something-O!
I don’t know how obvious it was where you were, but if you were in Monrovia yesterday and failed to notice it was International Women’s Day then I would say you are seriously unobservant.
09 Mar 2009 / 3 minute read