Nursing in Nigeria Changes Your World View

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LAURA DUGGAN worked as a nurse in St Vincent’s Hospital ICU. Here, she tells Noel McGuinness about her voluntary work in Haiti and then Nigeria, where she saw a vast difference between an ultra-modern ICU with TVs at every bed and a Nigerian hospital that had no electricity and she needed a torch to see patients at night. She talks about the prevalence of cholera there when it is eradicated in Western Europe.

Laura also tells Noel about her motivations for volunteering to work abroad and the special training she had to undertake to qualify for this work.

Duration: 21'02" DATE: January 17, 2012
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Laura Duggan
Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus
Keywords:Volunteers, Nursing, Nigeria, Haiti, Cholera, Tropical Diseases
LocationNigeria Time Period:2012
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20120117_NST_001.mp3
Rights:Creative Commons License
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