Category: Adventures

Wings of Kilimanjaro

Wings of Kilimanjaro

One hundred paraglider pilots, 660 porters, one 5895m mountain and three doctors. Adventure Medic Editor Matt Wilkes tells the epic story of Wings of Kilimanjaro: the record-breaking attempt to fly from the summit of Kilimanjaro to Moshi. Read on for a tale of friendship, altitude, hunger, thwarted ambition and one crazy Nepali.

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Emergency Medicine in the heart of Zululand

Emergency Medicine in the heart of Zululand

After completing FY2 in London, John Hickman set off to work in Emergency Medicine in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. He recounts his incredible experiences for Adventure Medic.

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An El Cap Education

An El Cap Education

Dr Graham Dawson recounts his trip to Yosemite last summer to climb The Nose. Tragedy, rescue and vertical labouring.

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Avalanche on Everest: 18 April 2014

Avalanche on Everest: 18 April 2014

Sophie Wallace’s moving account of working at Everest Basecamp when the April 18 avalanche struck, killing 16 Sherpa and wounding others in the Khumbu Icefall.

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SAFE Anaesthesia in the Congo

SAFE Anaesthesia in the Congo

SAFE is a three day educational course that aims to reduce maternal mortality in the developing world. Dr Sav Wijesingha has just returned from teaching SAFE in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo and has kindly shared her video of the experience.

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International Nepal Fellowship Ear Camp

International Nepal Fellowship Ear Camp

Anand Kasbekar, ENT Registrar, on his two weeks with the International Nepal Fellowship in Nepalganj, Nepal. 598 patient consultations and 118 surgeries – here is his story.

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Land of the Lakes

Land of the Lakes

Lydia Bregmen tells us about a trip along the Petawawa river in the Land of Lakes, in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario

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AusMAT: Typhoon Haiyan Field Hospital

AusMAT: Typhoon Haiyan Field Hospital

Following the devasation of supertyphoon Haiyan, Anaesthetic Consultant Dan Holmes deployed to Tacloban with the Australian Medical Assistance Team to help in the relief efforts. Here, he tells us about his mission.

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Coral Cay Conservation

Coral Cay Conservation

Coral Cay is a marine conservation charity with projects in the Philippines, Cambodia and Montserrat. In this article, Raju Raman and Zoe Hulme tells us about their time with them as Medical Officers on the island of Southern Leyte in the Philippines.

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Microadventures

Microadventures

Ben Watts, Student Paramedic and ‘Microadventurer’ tells us how he makes the most of his life outside the 9-5.

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