life in the field

Liberia: A time of change

Mark is a doctor from the UK, currently working at an MSF hospital in Liberia, a country where the health system is still recovering from the 2014 ebola outbreak. In this post Mark tells us about the changing seasons and his work to change how new mothers seek medical assistance. 

Jordan: Getting the Blues?

Mike is a doctor from the UK. Having settled into his new role, he blogs about what he misses from his life at home, and what it's like to find yourself dealing with a new job, changing expectations, and a different culture...

I found it exciting to start my assignment, meet new people and be in a different place where even the signs are a struggle to read. (Reading Arabic writing is not something I’m confident in yet, though there is progress I’m glad to say.)  There is so much to get used to and a new role too.