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TB in Uzbekistan
TB in Uzbekistan
TB & Me: The picture becomes reality
Ulyosh is Scientific Secretary for an art gallery in Nukus, Uzbekistan.
28 Oct 2016 / 3 minute read
The goal is always the same
I have had so many “new” experiences here that I don’t even know where to start!
05 Apr 2016 / 5 minute read
"All I need is a metre of rope"
Some weeks are just tough. TB doctor Amrita blogs from Uzbekistan...
09 Dec 2015 / 6 minute read
Fear and strength
One of the things I have always liked about being a doctor is the variety.
19 Oct 2015 / 5 minute read
A surprising level of stoicism
I've been in Karakalpakstan for four months now.
25 Sep 2015 / 4 minute read
World TB Day: a difficult journey
The land cruiser stops at the end of a narrow country lane. This is as far as it can go, from here we will walk the final kilometre on foot.
24 Mar 2015 / 5 minute read
I was truly surprised by the men of Karakalpakstan today! Lunch time in our office is one of my favourite parts of the day for me here.
08 Mar 2011 / 2 minute read
The Highs and Lows
The last few weeks have been very up and down. I’ve gone from feeling extremely frustrated to excited and motivated. I find it amazing how quickly the mood of the project can change.
26 Feb 2011 / 3 minute read
January has been a marathon month of never ending data requests, summarising the project we just handed over to the Ministry of Health, summarising the last year of work, estimating how many patien
20 Jan 2011 / 2 minute read
Back to Surreality
Tonight, I walked home from work in arctic conditions (-15C), clad in my balaclava it was difficult to breath.
10 Jan 2011 / 2 minute read
Home for Christmas
The excitement built up towards the end of December as I went home for Christmas! I couldn’t wait to see my family and friends, eat a Christmas goose and relax with all the home comforts.
08 Jan 2011 / 1 minute read
This may be a good time to stop, think and reflect. This past month has been a very difficult one for our project both on a personal and professional level.
03 Dec 2010 / 2 minute read