Category Archives: The End of Polio

A very tricky role and game of development in South Sudan

Whenever I work in aid and development and particularly in Africa I am always conscious and cautious of my role in the development of another country where I wasn’t born, don’t speak the language and most likely won’t be living … Continue reading

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Global Polio Eradication Initiative Alive and Active in South Sudan

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) was formed in 1988 with the collaboration of Rotary International, the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF, Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and in more recent times the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. While this … Continue reading

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A Mirror in Juba

Good to be back on this blog in a travel sense of experiences, learning, perspectives, reflection and discovery. This one is a big reflection one 🙂 I’m currently back on the Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) program for the second … Continue reading

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A Christmas Gift That Gives Everywhere…

This is a letter to my 16 nephews and nieces sharing with them where their Christmas gift from their grandmother has gone this year, as it does every year. For me living in Africa this year it was very important … Continue reading

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Five Fruitful Days in Brunei – thanks to Polio Points

In total excitement (still) I get to share with you Polio Points and Brunei. My visit was for less than a week, around 5 months ago, but this little experience will certainly be shaping my 2014 and probably beyond… A … Continue reading

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Polio Eradication – the Good, the Bad, the Ugly and (mostly) the INSPIRING…

World Polio Day a time to reflect, resolve and respond I have now been putting my time, dedication, passion and energy into polio eradication since almost this day in 2011 when my colleague at Global Poverty Project said they wanted … Continue reading

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