In the hospitals in Tanzania, auxiliary nurses without training take on many responsible tasks. They place infusions, inject antibiotics and stitch wounds. Luzia Illiger, who works as a gynecologist in the hospital in Isoko on behalf of Mission 21, admires on the one hand how they simply learn a lot from their colleagues. On the other hand, it is sometimes difficult for her to see how mistakes happen because knowledge is lacking - to the detriment of the patients.
Luzia Illiger says: "With my work as a gynecologist in the hospital in Isoko, I cannot change the health and education system in Tanzania. However, I can offer to pass on my knowledge." Especially in the rural health stations, short training sessions can make a big difference.
With their Newsletter Luzia Illiger gives an insight into her work in Tanzania. We thank you very much for your interest and support and wish you a good read.
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Newsletters are personal experience reports of our international employees. They do not necessarily reflect the view of Mission 21.