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Natural Childbirth

The uterus was not my usual territory. It took a minute of gentle exploring to sort things out. I found the little scrunched face. I scrunched my own eyes closed, like the copycat game you play with babies. Instinct was …

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Sudan Saga: Level Four Threats

South Sudan’s recent appearance in the news prompted Dr Porter to post this series recounting his experience operating on the Nile riverbank in 2007.
After the last generator shuts off at night, animals and bugs are the only sounds. There is …

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South Sudan: Level Three Threats

South Sudan’s recent appearance in the news prompted Dr Porter to post this series recounting his experience operating on the Nile riverbank in 2007.
The operating room is better known as the operating theatre in most of the English-speaking world. Cool, huh? Room is pretty boring. …

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Level Two Threats and Threats of Unknown Magnitude

South Sudan’s recent appearance in the news prompted Dr Porter to post this series recounting his experience operating on the Nile riverbank in 2007.
Arriving in Sudan from Kenya, I was greeted in the tiny airport by a young man called …