This week, I am diverging from the norm and have interviewed a Japanese dermatologist on the topic of leprosy. I met Rie when I was giving my lectures on non-communicable diseases on the Diploma of Tropical Medicine at Nagasaki University. She was giving her tropical dermatology talk and an added bonus one on leprosy in … Continue reading Leprosy – a disease of modern Japan?
As part of the Migrant Health Series, I interviewed Dr Conor Kenny who worked as the doctor on the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) rescue missions in the Mediterranean. We met at a humanitarian and aid workers meet up after I got back to London and I was really keen to share his three-and-a-half months experience saving people, … Continue reading Rescuing refugees from the Mediterranean (MSF mission) – interview with Dr Conor Kenny
As part of the Migrant Health Series, I interviewed Dr Kiran Cheedella about his work in the refugee camps in Greece at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015. Kiran and I did our Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene together eight years ago and formed a friendship that would span his adventures in … Continue reading Working in Greek refugee camps – Interview with Dr Kiran Cheedella
Don't forget - image team vacancy application deadline is tomorrow!! Apply here. A GP trainee from London, Rita, has started a meetup group for humanitarian aid workers (multi-disciplinary) who have done field missions, which is a great way of getting connected. Join here. If you want to start one in your locality, get in touch and we'll … Continue reading Courage in the time of Ebola – interview with Dr Luke Kane