Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tuesday 12th November 2013

We’re getting into our routine now, arriving at the hospital at 8:30 and going to our various departments in the morning. One highlight of the day was meeting again Dr Isaac Cleto the Minister of Health for Western Bahr El … Continue reading

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Monday 11th November

We arrived at the hospital bright and early, enthusiastic to start teaching and re-establishing relationships with doctors, nurses and midwives we have met on previous trips.  It was a day of ups and downs.  Bruce did a great job sorting … Continue reading

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Sunday 10th November

Sunday our day of rest, however we were up early to attend the English service at the ECS (Episcopal Church of Sudan) Cathedral.  Hilary delivered a message from the Bishop of Salisbury to the congregation of Wau.  The whole team … Continue reading

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Saturday 9th November

Team all up early and raring to go. Our lift turned up on time (thanks Justin), and we arrived at Wau hospital for 8am. We all started by setting up teaching equipment in the resource room in preparation for “Emergency … Continue reading

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Friday 8th November 2013

We made an early start after a torrential storm over night. We had a relatively uneventful journey to Wau and were at the hospital by 10.30am! Alex Bakiet (Hospital Director General) relayed to us the difficulties the hospital had had … Continue reading

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Thursday 7th November 2013

Unfortunately due to circumstances outside our control we have been delayed in Juba, however we have been using our time usefully. We have been impressed by the economic development of Juba, the huge amount of building work, and even an … Continue reading

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Tuesday 5th November 2013

Sadly we are still waiting for a definite time/day for our flight to Wau. Instead today we visited Juba hospital to look at improvements there. This included an introduction to the nurse and midwifery training school. We were shown a … Continue reading

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