Migrant Health Series – can you integrate a migrant population? – interview with Dr Rita Issa

Rita I met at a "meet-up" group for humanitarian workers in London that she had organised. Not that I would call myself as a humanitarian worker but, in the name of curiosity and potential promotion of the JIC, I went anyway. She had worked for MSF in Lebanon so was clearly on my hit list … Continue reading Migrant Health Series – can you integrate a migrant population? – interview with Dr Rita Issa

Migrant Health Series – Would you risk your life to save others? – interview with Dr Conor Kenny

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 Migrant Health Series – Would you risk your life to save others? – interview with Dr Conor Kenny

Migrant health series – Greek camps – Interview with Dr Kiran Cheedella

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 Migrant health series – Greek camps – Interview with Dr Kiran Cheedella

What do we sacrifice in the name of global health? – Interview with Dr Berit Hansen

London School of Tropical Medicine are doing a free online course on Health in Humanitarian crises via Futurelearn. It expires on the 8th October so get your skates on! Interview with Dr Berit Hansen, GP trainee, Copenhagen When we qualify as GPs, we tend to be in our late 20s and early 30s. The world is … Continue reading What do we sacrifice in the name of global health? – Interview with Dr Berit Hansen

Courage in the time of Ebola – interview with Dr Luke Kane

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