Tag Archives: Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) program

STOPping Polio WIth Melis

STOPping Polio with Melis on National Immunisation Day (NID) in South Sudan For a National Immunisation Day (NID) it was an unusually late start to the day compared with other countries I have done these campaigns and also considering the … Continue reading

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Situation Swaziland…

Swaziland was a fascinating two-week experience and made special by two wonderful but separate experiences – one with a local NGO called Operation Hope and the other with my Swazi friend, Anson, and his family. My first week in Swaziland was an interesting … Continue reading

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How can you meet Denish, and why would you want to?

Here’s how you can meet Denish… A 10-hour journey in good, well maintained and mostly comfortable UN 4wd (or 12 hours by bus) from Kampala, capital of Uganda, to Moroto in north-eastern Karamoja Region → Drive a further 3.5 hours, … Continue reading

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Stuck in between and loving it!

As a communications specialist (apparently) on my Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) assignment I was not exactly sure what I was meant to be doing in the field. The majority of STOP members spend most of their time in the … Continue reading

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Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP) Program

I thought some folks might be interested to know about the program I am involved with here in Uganda. This is some background info and hopefully inspiration for anyone out there keen to play an active role in the global … Continue reading

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