This blog is my way of communicating with the world about my stay in Zanzibar. I am here to work at Mnazi Mmoja Hospital, as part of an exchange program from Haukeland University Hospital (http://helse-bergen.no/Sider/side.aspx), organized through the Norwegian Peacecorps (Fredskorpset – http://www.fredskorpset.no/no/). I started working here October 10th, together with the pediatric nurse Gunn Elin Veivåg, and we will by joined by several other Norwegians in the months to come.
As an FK participant, I started writing my blog on the web page for the Peace corps participants (http://www.fk-world.com/en/My-Page/), but in order to get a smoother technical solution, I moved it here. Most of the blog will be written in English, as a courtesy to my non-Norwegian readers, but some posts might be in Norwegian aswell. And as I start learning the local language, there is a possibility that I will post something in swahili also!
For those of you who would like to get a general introduction to Zanzibar, I can recommend this documentary from National Geographic: