Monthly Archives: November 2011

Brain Drain

An interesting article about health professionals leaving developing countries to work in the US, UK and Australia. The article isn’t specifically about South Sudan but it highlights a problem facing other African countries: November 25, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia … Continue reading

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A good start to the week

It’s been a very productive day for us all.  Jane delivered her first Sudanese baby and has struck up a very good relationship with the midwives. The midwife from Uganda, who was here on our last visit is still here, … Continue reading

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The Ginger Mo So Far….

1 day BM (Before Mo) The shave occurred the night before, bye bye to 4 day old stubble and the only time I’ll be picking up my electic hair cutting devices. Day 11 11 days in and like previous years … Continue reading

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New Issue of the SSMJ!

The November issue of the Southern Sudan Medical Journal has now arrived. The printing of hard copies of this journal has been funded by a generous contribution from friends at the University of Calgary, Canada. Just visit this link to … Continue reading

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Sunday in Wau

It is now Sunday afternoon and the Team all feel very settled in Wau. Despite our extremely frustrating start stranded in Juba, we are now feeling extremely positive about the work we can do in Wau. As Hilary described we … Continue reading

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In Wau at last!

We are here at last. After considerable hassle at Juba airport we eventually boarded our plane, although our five kit bags had to come on a later plane. It was wonderful to touch down on the dirt runway of Wau … Continue reading

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PAL team arrive in Wau

Our very frustrated PAL team eventually arrived in Wau this morning More details when available.

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