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Innovation: A day in the life of a humanitarian nursing team – The Pilot Project

Around the world, Médecins sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) nurses are caring for people whose lives have been impacted by conflict, epidemics or disasters. Josie is part of a project using smartphones to help us understand more about humanitarian nursing and ultimately save lives. In this fourth part of her blog, she begins piloting the project in Bangladesh.

Conversations on the ground

When I was working as an anthropologist and operational researcher in KwaZulu Natal, I conducted a lot of interviews with local ‘stakeholders’ and community members. Here are a few snippets from some of my favourite interviews. These conversations are far, far away from interviewing the VIPs of the public health world, but just as valuable…