Samuel Johnson

Samuel has worked in NHS performance and information management. He is currently volunteering in Swaziland's health ministry.

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    Death in Swaziland


    Death is a funny thing. In almost four years as a performance manager and information manager in the NHS, I never really experienced death.

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    International development is a fishy business


    It's one of the great development mantras: give someone a fish, and they'll eat for a day; teach someone to fish, and they'll eat for the rest of their life. But it unfortunately completely misses the point.

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    Health volunteers gotta go with the flow


    Working for the Swazi government, one of the first things you learn is flexibility. Meetings are often arranged at very short notice, particularly when donors fly into town.