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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 / 4 minute read
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 / 4 minute read
VLOG: Becoming the only midwife on board a search and rescue vessel
"It will be very challenging, but I feel ready"
26 Jul 2017 / 1 minute read
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 / 5 minute read
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 / 4 minute read
Reflections on Malaria
It was mid-May when we arrived at Moissala, a small country town in the south of Chad.
04 Jan 2016 / 4 minute read
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 / 6 minute read
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 / 4 minute read
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 / 8 minute read
Anne Lise Lebrun
The Congo River
In Malemba, life flows like the Congo River. Sweet and peaceful on the surface, at times violent and dark deep under.
08 Sep 2015 / 3 minute read
Reflections on the adaptation to the heat of the tropics
"The skin is an organ that, with amazing efficacy, protects us not only from many of the physical hazards of life, but also enables us to function in the diverse environments that exist on our planet"
18 Aug 2015 / 4 minute read
Anne Lise Lebrun
A Weekend at Work
It is the weekend, but we are not idle in Malemba!
17 Jul 2015 / 2 minute read