Article I wrote in the magazine 'De Jonge Specialist'
© Chris Grodotzki / Sea-Watch Below all the websites with background information on the subject. I also gave a online lecture, https://www.facebook.com/100010391653626/videos/1102428350113543/. Websites: Saving lives at sea; interactive map, charts and data about MSF's search and rescue activities in the Mediterranean http://searchandrescue.msf.org MSF returns to Mediterranean search and rescue operations with Sea-Watch https://www.msf.org/msf-returns-mediterranean-search-and-rescue-operations-sea-watch Meet the... Continue Reading →
I started it before the events in the USA happened. It makes me feel sick what happened with George Floyd, but this global uprising needed to happen. The (white) bubble needs to burst. My goal with my website and instagram account @dr.rugby.inthefield is to tell first hand about the sad and horrible things that are... Continue Reading →
A month ago I was able to fly back to the Netherlands last minute. The day after the airports in Iraq suddenly closed. I had to end my mission with Médecins sans Frontières not even being halfway. Sadly the second time I experienced such a situation. At the same time COVID-19 also came knocking at... Continue Reading →
I had this realisation the other night. We strive our whole life to find this significant other, our ‘soulmate’. To fall in love with someone else. Society teaches us, expects this of us. In the process we go past the point, maybe the main reason we live: to find out who we are, become the... Continue Reading →
Let me tell you two stories. There was a girl onetime, named Raia. Her mother made wrong choices, and ended up leaving her home country Kazakistan to a new promised land. That land did not exist, and she ended up in a refugee camp. Because of her nationality, she was considered dangerous and housed in... Continue Reading →
We have created a world where we strive perfection, ambition and success. We strive wealth and health, beyond everything. Everything is buyable, makeable, creatable. The values we have are based upon superficiality, volatility and emptiness. They are the foundation in everything. In the news, the commercials, our businesses, our government. They poison us like we... Continue Reading →
The medical world is a hard world. We believe to be altruistic, to become a doctor because we want to help others. But are we, really, helping others? Many of us might be better at taking care of others than ourselves. Maybe even suffer from the saviour syndrome. The medical culture we created has become... Continue Reading →