An eye-opening experience

Dr Roslyn Brooks
Assignment location: Arua, Uganda
Role: GP, Médecins Sans Frontières

LAST year I spent six months with Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), working in an HIV/tuberculosis (TB) project in Arua, a fairly remote town in north-west Uganda.

Médecins Sans Frontières worked with the Ugandan health department through the Arua public hospital, running an outpatient HIV clinic, supporting the TB ward and another ward for children with malnutrition, while  providing