Andrea Charters

Communications Executive for Diamedica UK Ltd, a journalist, former newspaper sub editor and recently the editor of two international medical journals. She writes extensively on global health matters and directed an award-winning documentary film on SANSOM – Partnerships for Progress, in Somaliland.

Over 26 years of civil war in Somaliland completely decimated its health services. In the chaos, many health care professionals were either killed or fled the country, more than half a million people…