Rwanda http://wunc.org en Aid Worker Chronicles Journey Chasing Chaos http://wunc.org/post/aid-worker-chronicles-journey-chasing-chaos <p>Jessica Alexander began her career as an aid worker with idealistic eyes.</p><p>But the day-to-day realities of helping rebuild disaster areas made her realize aid work is a profession with its own challenges and pitfalls. She traveled the world, helping people in Darfur, Sierra Leone and Haiti. She chronicles her journey in her memoir, “Chasing Chaos: My Decade In And Out of Humanitarian Aid” (Broadway Books/2013). Host Frank Stasio talks with Jessica Alexander about her new memoir.</p><p>She will be at Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh&nbsp;tonight at 7:30.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:40:51 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio & frank 25418 at http://wunc.org Aid Worker Chronicles Journey Chasing Chaos Duke Faculty Train Rwanda Health Providers http://wunc.org/post/duke-faculty-train-rwanda-health-providers <p>Doctors and nurses from Duke University are training medical professionals in Rwanda, and helping the African nation build a sustainable health care system. Duke is among several American academic institutions participating in the U.S.-government-funded program.<br><br>Catherine Gilliss is Dean of Duke's Nursing School. She says the objective is to train nurses in Rwanda to deliver more sophisticated care.<br> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:20:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 1784 at http://wunc.org