Travel Blogs

Dr. Richard Currie – MSF Mission in the Central African Republic – Chapters 1- 6

Dr. Richard Currie writes of his experience on an MSF Mission to the Central African Republic (CAR) from November 2009 to May 2010. He practices as a family physician in Salmon Arm and completed the UBC Family Practice Enhanced Skills R3 program in Global Health in 2006.

Virika Uganda – Mark’s blog about his 4th year elective

In 2007 I spent my last four weeks of medical school on elective in Fort Portal, Uganda. I'm not sure what I was expecting to find. Events taught me much about medicine and, more importantly, about the roles, good and bad, we can fill in developing nations. To read Mark's blog

Dr. Bob Taylor in Peshawar Pakistan, Branch for International Surgery

Dr.  Bob Taylor is a general surgeon and the director of the Branch for International Surgery in the UBC Department of Surgery.  Here is a recent blog of his work at the ICRC Hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan. Every day and night new patients arrive at the hospital, victims of armed conflict – injuries from gun […]

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