Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fri 27th April. Claire and Kate get a ride with the UN Police . . .

Fri 27th April. Timeline Wau, Claire and Kate get a ride with the UN Police . . . There was not much sleep on Thursday night as it was very hot (38 degrees) with no wind, we were up at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 24th April to Thursday 26th April

Tuesday 24th  April This evening Dr Alex invited us to dine out with a few friends.  Unfortunately despite directions from Alex our driver dropped us off at the wrong place.  The Tiger hotel seemed an unlikely place for dinner but … Continue reading

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Mon 23rd April

 Mon 23rd April  The highlight had to be a morning visit to Sister Gracey and her clinic,  Sisters of Mary Help Clinic(Salesian sisters).  Her clinic is an inspiration to all, clean tidy and seemingly able to function without funding from … Continue reading

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A South Sudanese dentist works at Poole hospital, UK

 Dr. Poni Pitia Lako Mori IntroductionI am a dentist from Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba, South Sudan. I attended the clinical attachment in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Poole Hospital from March 13th to April 4th 2012 under the guidance … Continue reading

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Sunday 22nd April, Ambulance, stray cat and Cathedral

The team at Wau hospital were shocked on Friday to see an ambulance pull into the hospital with Ben and Claire in transit and were relieved to find out it was just their transport from Aweil airport.  Two lads, a … Continue reading

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news from Ben – sight and sites of Juba

Thurs 19th April Sight and Sights in Juba   Claire and I have now been here a week since the rest of the team deserted us. It has been very productive for both of us in Juba Teaching hospital. I … Continue reading

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Thursday 19 April: from here to maternity

Wednesday 18th April We set of eagerly for our second day at the hospital, each of us heading to our respective areas. Frankie was desperate to put together the oxygen concentrator, pulse oximeter and emergency trolley in key areas. However, … Continue reading

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