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  • Some pics from the fieldJust to give you an idea how my life looks like here, some pictures from the field. In addition, this is a story on one of my direct colleagues here: a day in the life of an epidemiologist. It gives Posted by Hinta in Fighting Ebola | Apr 29, 2015
  • Chimps!Just on the outskirts of Freetown you will find a chimpanzee sanctuary. It has been closed during the Ebola outbreak, but luckily the park opened again for small groups. After work on Saturday we planned a trip to the park Posted by Hinta in Fighting Ebola | Apr 28, 2015
  • Busy busy daysAs you might have noticed I have been pretty busy. I have hardly spend more than ten minutes a day behind my computer. In addition, the internet in the hotel sucks. So evenings are spend on the terrace chatting with Posted by Hinta in Fighting Ebola | Apr 26, 2015
  • Another field dayAfter three days of zero cases, we had 5 new cases within 24 hours. The epidemiologist responsible is trying to find out who got sick first, where they might have come in contact with Ebola and who are at risk Posted by Hinta in Fighting Ebola | Apr 26, 2015
  • Briefing daysThe WHO cars were waiting for us in the parking lot. We jumped into one and were accompanied by Les, who works as a regional epidemiologist. We chat a bit on the way to WHO country office and I take Posted by Hinta in Fighting Ebola | Apr 17, 2015
  • OrphFund Children's Village in TomboWe are travelling back to Freetown after a visit out to the Orphfund children's village in tombo. Collins, the Sierra Leone manager picked up up from our guesthouse and we made our way through the crazy Freetown streets from west Posted by T.L.C. in Kushe Sweet Salone | Apr 25, 2014
  • Higgeldy Piggeldy CharmWe are on our way to Kambia after a comedy of errors! We were assured that there would be plenty of room in the car for all of us to go but I was dubious. What regular passenger vehicle was Posted by T.L.C. in Kushe Sweet Salone | Apr 23, 2014
  • I don't just hope, I believe!Where there is a will there is a way Tuesday morning we set out with Aliea and Natu to go visit the Hope Academy for Girls in York! I was so excited to be finally seeing the grounds and first stages Posted by T.L.C. in Kushe Sweet Salone | Apr 21, 2014
  • Wear Your Palm Sunday Best!Today is Palm Sunday and it has been another wonderful day in Sweet Salone. It started with a surprise wake up to Joseph standing beside the bed laughing, he has learned how to unzip his kinderkot and waddle out in Posted by T.L.C. in Kushe Sweet Salone | Apr 14, 2014
  • Free in FreetownI am absolutely loving our time in Freetown which surprises me a little as I wasn't really keen to spend much time in the capital and I'm not generally a fan of the big cities when I travel. I couldn't Posted by T.L.C. in Kushe Sweet Salone | Apr 14, 2014
  • Journey to SaloneWhat a journey it has been, this is our fourth flight since leaving Melbourne Tuesday afternoon and it is now four am Thursday morning (home time)! Joseph has been a travelling star, as I expected, but its still a mammoth Posted by T.L.C. in Kushe Sweet Salone | Apr 12, 2014
  • The First Week of my TripDear Family and Friends, Hello from Sierra Leone, Africa! It's 7pm and it's 90 degrees. March is typically the hottest month of the year here, so needless to say, I've had to do some adjusting. After Easter, I Posted by BCholewa in Bridget's Travels | Mar 30, 2010

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