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- DescriptionBorn in Essex, Claire Bertschinger had to overcome dyslexia to qualify as a nurse. When she joined the International Red Cross, she fulfilled a zest for adventure and a passionate vocation for relief work. She has worked with the war-wounded and hostages in Lebanon, with the Mujahidin in Afghanistan, and with victims of civil war.
- Author BiographyClaire Bertschinger has worked as an International Red Cross nurse in many war zones across the world including Ethiopia, Lebanon and Afghanistan. She now works at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In 1985 she was awarded the Bish Medal for courage and determination in the face of adversity and, in 1991, the prestigious Florence Nightingale Medal for those who have distinguished themselves in times of peace and war. She was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2010 New Years Honours for for services to Nursing and to International Humanitarian Aid.
- Author(s)Claire Bertschinger
- PublisherTransworld Publishers Ltd
- Date of Publication20/04/2010
- GenreAutobiography: General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
- Content NoteIllustrations (chiefly col.)
- Weight271 g
- Width126 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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