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South Sudan Crisis Update: July 2014

Médecins Sans Frontières has more than 3,800 international and local staff in South Sudan. In...

Médecins Sans Frontières treats first CMV Retinitis patients in Myanmar with oral drug

Reduction in pricing still needed to ensure wider access to treatment.

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Australian midwife Margaret Bell shares her diary from Haiti

Margaret Bell is a nurse and midwife from the Blue Mountains in New South Wales who has just returned from Haiti. Based in Port-au-Prince, Margaret worked providing antenatal care. Margaret was in Haiti for 6 weeks. In a diary...

28/04/2010 Haiti

Australian doctor Heidi Spillane writes from China

Since August 2009, Heidi Spillane, a doctor from Byron Bay on the NSW north coast, has been working for Médecins Sans Frontières in China. She is based in the city of Nanning, in Guangxi province, in a project providing...

15/04/2010 China

Australian nurse Victoria Mowat writes from South Sudan

Victoria Mowat, a nurse from Brisbane, has just returned from working with Médecins Sans Frontières in southern Sudan. As supervisor of the therapeutic feeding centre, Victoria's focus was on providing care for malnourished...

17/03/2010 Sudan

Breathing Life into Maternal Healthcare in the Somali Region, Ethiopia

An account by Médecins Sans Frontières midwife Mali Ebrahami

08/03/2010 Ethiopia

At night I sleep under a tent, during the day I work under one

Paul Gerard, known as “Gerry” is a physiotherapist who had worked with Médecins Sans Frontières for more than 5 years. After the earthquake he was quickly mobilised to help patients with injuries in their rehabilitation process....

24/02/2010 Haiti

Médecins Sans Frontières helps me treat my fellow Haitians

Like thousands of Haitians, Geraldine Augustin started helping people just after the disaster. She is a young, passionate and energetic medical student who has just joined Médecins Sans Frontières. She belongs to the almost 1,500...

24/02/2010 Haiti

Anaesthetist in Nigeria

Marco Osti Avila is an anaesthetist. Originally from Brazil, Marco now lives in Sydney with his wife and child. Marco recently worked in Nigeria on his first placement with Médecins Sans Frontières. He was based in Port Harcourt,...

21/10/2009 Nigeria

Financial Administrator

Michael Rowell, a financial administrator from Melbourne, is on his second field placement with Médecins Sans Frontières in Juba, southern Sudan. In 2008-09, Michael was based in Islamabad, Pakistan for nine months on his first...

17/09/2009 Sudan

Pakistan: Head of Mission

Chris Lockyear spent most of 2008/9 as Médecins Sans Frontières head of mission to Pakistan. This was his sixth placement with Médecins Sans Frontières, following periods in Somalia, North Sudan and Darfur.

10/09/2009 Pakistan

Doctor

Medical doctor Joanne Oo from Sydney recently returned from her first field placement in Point Pedro, situated in the far north of Sri Lanka on the Jaffna Peninsula. Médecins Sans Frontières began a surgical project in the Point...

19/08/2009 Sri Lanka
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