Monthly Archives: December 2011

Tribal conflicts and personal battles

I think that this is probably the most difficult blog that I have written so far.  We arrived back from Uganda the night before last, having had a lovely break.  David went back to JTH yesterday to continue his work … Continue reading

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Endeth the Mo…

Hello Kind People, As you were undoubtedly aware Movember, the month formerly know as November came and went like a hairy hedgehog in the twighlight of the year.  Like the hairy hedgehog, confused by balmy temperatures my timing is a little … Continue reading

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Harvard, the Roman Catholic Church, and medical Students

We thought we would devote a special post to talking about The Harvard group. You will have heard us mention them during the previous blog posts and we thought that we would take a little time to elaborate. They have … Continue reading

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A bloody good Christmas!

I’m writing this in the hospital waiting for the power to come on.  There is no point in me going to theatres and sweltering, as at this time it is not possible to do any work.  The hospital is a … Continue reading

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Blog November-December 2011

3 December: …and finally! Nairobi airport, then home! Yesterday morning we went to the hospital to say our goodbyes and were delighted to discover that the child we had brought in from the Eastern bank had made an excellent recovery … Continue reading

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South Sudan launches routine nationwide vaccination campaign

South Sudan’s ministry of health in collaboration with UNICEF on Tuesday announced it has launched a nationwide vaccination campaign targeting three million children under five years. Dr. Yatta Loli Lugar, Deputy Minister of Health described measles as one of the … Continue reading

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South Sudan: Nation Has Made Tremendous Progress in Eradicating Guinea Worm

Very positive news about eradicating guinea worm disease. If you want to find out more read this article: Juba — South Sudan though being the worst hit country in Africa by guinea worm disease is tremendously moving well in its … Continue reading

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