16th-21st June 2019 After a quick overnight stop in Marofatsy, we continued the rest of our 25km trek to Betampona. We were greeted in Betampona with a lovely reception from the school teachers, headmaster, local doctor and village chiefs. Everyone was served a cup of warm lemon tea which went down a treat after aContinue reading “Snails snails snails”
Written by Caitlin and Heather Madex work is finally underway. After being greeted with a wonderful meal cooked by Madame Chez Martin herself, we have all settled well in Marolambo. Yesterday was the first day spent as a full MadEx team in Marolambo and it was a busy one!! The morning started with a circuitContinue reading “Moving it in Marolambo”
So today’s the day!! The rest of the team will fly out to Marolambo to meet the other 5 who flew out yesterday. The last few days have been busy for us all. We have had several meetings including meetings with the Madagascan Head of Neglected Tropical Diseases, Madagascan Head of Communicable Disease and theContinue reading “Top times in Tana”
Prep is well underway for the Madex 2019 expedition. 10 days to go…
In October 2018, James and Hannah travelled to New Orleans to present work from Madex at the ASTMH.
Kate lead the team and porters from Marolambo to Ambohitelo. Gorgeous vegetation lined the banks of the Nosivolo making my first trek in Africa spectacular. The sunlight breaking through the towers of bamboo projects a vivid green shimmer atop the river, creating a beautiful foreground to the mountain scene behind.
A short film from the Madex 2017 expedition
Winners of the University of Manchester Social Responsibility Awards