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Our DPhil student Sarah Drew is doing amazing fieldwork in Malawi, exploring the organisation and delivery of clubfoot treatment services in the country, sponsored by Cure UK.

Now, she shares a video on a typical day in her life as a social researcher, travelling around Malawi to meet families who have experienced clubfoot treatment and how it impacted their lives.

Sarah is supervised by Professor Christopher Lavy, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and researcher at NDORMS. Chris leads the Africa Clubfoot Training (ACT) Project and is passionate about improving trauma and orthopaedic care for children in Africa. He has worked in the region for over 20 years, building children's hospitals and developing surgical training and research capacity and has recently been successful in crowdfunding to extend the clubfoot training project in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Speaking of her project, Sarah said: "It has been a truly rewarding and humbling experience to have been given this privileged glimpse into their lives and I have met some wonderful people along the way."