Good morning Iraq

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 14 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:913

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  1. James Owen Drife, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology
  1. Leeds

The Hilton Resort Kuwait is posh. It has expensive shops, a palm-fringed beach, and electric buggies to ferry guests to their villas. Well out of the city centre, it feels secure. The guards at the fortified gate use mirrors to look under your taxi.

We were running a training course on obstetric emergencies and trauma. The ballroom was full of doctors from Kuwait and Iraq, some from places familiar from news bulletins. It hadn't been an easy drive, they told us, …

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