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Broken arm

Last week, my nine year old son broke his arm. In many parts of the World, it is not a big deal as the medical set up is there to provide emergency treatment so parents wouldn’t think twice about it. 376 more words


The struggle of renovating a public paediatric hospital

Medical care is a serious problem in Ethiopia, with few facilities available and a shortage of highly professional staff. Foreigners living in Addis are evacuated through a procedure called Medvac as soon as they require medical treatment outside of the most basic. 579 more words


New road eating into gardens

I went to a friend’s house the other morning for a yoga session we have set up in our area. Yoga classes and qualified teachers are hard to find in Addis so we need to organise ourselves to practice regularly. 409 more words