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Making it through when your mind is breaking
When I meet Alexander he is standing in the visitors’ area for confirmed Ebola patients, anxiously waiting for his son to come out from the tent so he can see him.
13 Oct 2014 / 10 minute read
Where are the sick and dying?
The driver puts his fist on the hooter insistently, indicating to oncoming vehicles, people and animals to move out of our path, which is obscured by lush forest at every corner.
13 Oct 2014 / 5 minute read
Getting to work
This week has been mainly a good week for me, but even with the good, devastating sadness is hard to escape.
11 Oct 2014 / 9 minute read
"We cannot do anything for her"
The people are dying - in ambulances on their way to us, quietly in corners of our treatment center, under the beds, sometimes crazily stumbling from place to place.
08 Oct 2014 / 3 minute read
Subject 001016: The Vaccine Trial
Disclaimer: While Nick works for MSF in the UK, he is taking part in this vaccine trial as an individual - not as an MSF member of staff.
06 Oct 2014 / 9 minute read
Getting to Foya
05 Oct 2014 / 4 minute read
Something that happens to other people
It’s been a month since I applied and now it’s a matter of days until I go. I head to Europe for briefing before landing in Freetown, Sierra Leone next Tuesday.
01 Oct 2014 / 5 minute read
A slow race against time
This post was written on 17th September 2014
30 Sep 2014 / 3 minute read
Travels with “the 10”
Traveling now from Brussels trainings and briefings as part of “the 10”, all of us with MSF experience. It’s actually a hoot.
25 Sep 2014 / 1 minute read
Martin introduces the youngest and oldest survivors of the current Ebola outbreak
25 Sep 2014 / 3 minute read
And then I found myself…
This post was written on 10th September 2014
24 Sep 2014 / 4 minute read
Another day in the life
Martin blogs from the frontline of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia
22 Sep 2014 / 3 minute read
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