A life-changing mission
Assignment location: Pakistan
Role: Nurse supervisor for a paediatric nutrition program
THE call came out of the blue. Having only recently been accepted into Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), I was expecting to wait a few weeks until I was placed.
It had only been a few days. The call to my mobile phone had no number on the screen, just one word: Pakistan.
After a quick chat with the Spanish nurse on the other end, he brought up the possibility of my mission in Pakistan starting as