This Woman’s Work

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Mariam was 21 months old when she died. Severely malnourished, her immune system low, the malaria she caught in hospital was too much for her tiny body. Continue reading

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“It’s just macho bullsh*t”

So, had the last of my Hep B injections and purchased a year’s supply of antimalarials ¬†today. Doxycycline. ¬£64. Apparently these are the ‘good’ kind; I won’t arrive in Tanzania hallucinating and confused with feelings of persecution (?!), but it will make me sensitive to sunlight… Continue reading