GP helping to break the poverty cycle

Once there she adjusts to medicine practised with little more than “three antibiotics, three topical creams — you have your stethoscope and you have your ears and your eyes”.

For Dr Roesler, her thrice-annual African trips began in 2007 when, after 13 years working in general practice and four children, she decided it was time for a sea change and accepted a corporate job in Dubai. However, she soon began spending her weekends volunteering at an orphanage in Ethiopia, treating the 170 children there with