Operation Uganda

My name is Claire and I am a third year medical student at King’s College London having studied International Health at UCL last year, and Mo is likewise a third year medic who I managed to pursuade to come with me to the Innovation’s Evening at the Royal Society of Medicine a few of weeks […]

Fieldwork becomes a reality

View Larger Map Apologies for the lack of blog posts recently but there has been a lot going on and some exciting developments in the pipeline that I can’t QUITE report just yet. But I can report that, thanks to the ColaLife supporters who sponsored me and the other cyclists, we have raised enough money […]

Have we got our priorities right?

This Coca-Cola was some of the last to be produced and sold in glass bottles in Malta. These are 300ml bottles. African bottles typically hold 350ml. One morning in 1988 I arrived early for a meeting in Chinsali, a small town in NE Zambia. I went into the dilapidated council chamber. There was no one […]

Meet Adrian Ristow

The research into Coca-Cola’s distribution network in Ethopia and Tanzania, first mentioned here, is now underway and Adrian is the man on the ground. Despite the inevitable connectivity issues that we will face, Adrian has undertaken to keep a dialogue going on the work he is doing and the people he meets. This picture was […]