Emma Cox was born in Hampshire, England. She did the first three years of her Medicine degree at Cambridge University, graduating with a Natural Sciences degree in 2013. Emma then completed the last three years of her Medicine Degree at University College London (UCL) graduating with her MBBS in 2016. She is now enjoying working as a doctor in London. It was during her time at UCL that she went to Vanuatu and worked in one of the hospitals there. She recounts one of her experiences there above.