JOIN OUR TEAMDONATE

Menu
email this page    print    RSS

Letters from the field

Support our work by making a tax-deductible donation to charity today.

Where we are working


Subscribe

LATEST NEWS

Ukraine: Hospitals shelled and civilians cut off as fighting intensifies

As fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine to a level not seen since August, the situation for...

Sudan: Denial of access forces Médecins Sans Frontières section closure

The Brussels-based operational centre of Médecins Sans Frontières today announced it has been...

JOIN OUR SOCIAL NETWORKS

Facebook
Twitter
Subscribe to me on YouTube
  Topic Date Location

“It’s only lunchtime and we’ve already admitted 151 children today.”

Dr Hussein Sheikh Qassim works in the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Marere, southern Somalia. He spoke to us by phone at 1pm on 15 July.

18/07/2011 Somalia

A cruel reality: Coping with life in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Joelle Depeyrot has returned from North Kivu after 11 months working as a Mental Health Officer.

08/07/2011 Democratic Republic of Congo

Logistician from Sydney, working in Dadaab refugee camps

Don McCallum,36, is an engineer from Sydney, recently returned from Dadaab in Kenya, the site of the world’s largest refugee settlement. Don was working as a logistician in the Dagahaley camp, in his first field placement with...

16/06/2011 Kenya, Somalia

Voice from the field: Nenna Arnold

“These people are surviving with the bare minimum that a human can survive with.”

16/06/2011 Kenya, Somalia

Voice from the field: Dr Gedi Mohamed

“I can’t imagine I’ll ever achieve more in my career than what I’m doing here, in terms both of helping patients and the special relationship I have with them”

16/06/2011 Kenya, Somalia

Libya: Dr Morten Rostrup in Zintan

Since 30 April, a Médecins Sans Frontières team is working in the hospital of Zintan, a city located in western Libya, south west of the capital of Tripoli, in the Nafusah Mountain region. For weeks now, Zintan and the...

17/05/2011 Libya

Libya boat evacuation part 2

We had just returned from Médecins Sans Frontières’ second evacuation of war-wounded from the besieged city of Misrata to the safety of hospitals in Tunisia. I walked out onto the balcony and saw a small, blonde girl, dancing...

12/05/2011 Libya

Libya boat evacuation

On Sunday 3 April 2011, Médecins Sans Frontières evacuated 71 patients by boat from the Libyan city of Mistrata, where ongoing violence has overwhelmed medical facilities with the injured. Alison Criado-Perez, a nurse and member...

12/05/2011 Libya

One Week in a Hospital as Fighting Rages in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

During a week of intense violence that preceeded the arrest of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on April 11, a Médecins Sans Frontières team working at the Abobo Sud Hospital in northern Abidjan was isolated and unable...

03/05/2011 Côte d'Ivoire

Ivory Coast: “Wounded Patients Are Stable, But Their Problems Are Not Over”

Hundreds of people died and hundreds of others were seriously wounded during an outbreak of violence that occurred in the Duékoué region of western Ivory Coast between March 28 and 30. A Médecins Sans Frontières surgical team...

15/04/2011 Côte d'Ivoire
Displaying results 31 to 40 out of 154