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The African Cookbook Project

just read about the African Cookbook Project. You can submit your favourite African recipe at: questions (at) betumi.com. Off the top of my head and based on the recipes I’ve published here at Chiperoni.ch, I would say banana bread. I’m sending an email to Blantyre to ask my mom…

well-intentioned, but…

stumbled across this well-intentioned attempt to increase the salary of Malawi’s health personnel in Joanne’s blog: Sometime last year DFID (the British development agency) decided to give money specifically to increase the salaries of nurses and clinicians, the thought being that this would help with retention of health workers. Unfortunately, the government decided that the …

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Babycatcher

A nurse midwife writes about her work experience in Lilongwe – sad and heart-wrenching with glimpses of hope. I found a Quicktime movie about her work, but I can’t view it on my Windoze machine, even though I have the required Quicktime player. [update] The video now works but it’s on a slowish server.