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South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia: An emergency situation requiring a special response

Médecins Sans Frontières has been providing medical aid to South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia...

Nigeria: “There are only two doctors in the whole of north Borno State”

Between May 2013 and November 2014, the Nigerian government declared a state of emergency in three...

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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

Logistician/Administrator

Matthew Merrington is from Tocumwal in New South Wales. He is a logistician and administrator on his second mission with Médecins Sans Frontières in Ahwar, on the Gulf of Aden, in Yemen. Thousands of people risk their lives every...

26/02/2009 Yemen

Malawi: Australian doctor Rosyln Brooks

Roslyn Brooks is a doctor from Cooma in New South Wales. She is currently working with Médecins Sans Frontières in Malawi, in one of the organisation’s biggest HIV/AIDS program. This is Roslyn’s fifth field placement with...

21/10/2010 Malawi

Malawi: Australian nurse writes of her work in HIV project

Aisleen Glasby, a nurse from Wights Mountain, QLD, recently returned from Chiradzulu district in southern Malawi, where she worked in one of Médecins Sans Frontières’ largest HIV programs. This was her second field placement,...

18/05/2012 Malawi

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

Medical co-ordinator

Dr Matthew Reid, from New Zealand, is a medical co-ordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières based in Moscow. He has been there since December 2005. He was previously in Monrovia, Liberia in a similar role. Before this he was a...

03/07/2006 Russian Federation

Medical Co-ordinator

New Zealander Jacqui Tong is currently working as Medical Co-ordinator in Darfur, West Sudan where a humanitarian crisis of enormous proportions is unfolding. Over a million civilians have been displaced by violent attacks on...

10/08/2004 Sudan

Medical scientist

Olivia Yacoub is a medical scientist from Adelaide. She has been on two missions with Médecins Sans Frontières, first working in our HIV/AIDS project in the Chiradzulu district of Malawi and then in the laboratory of the Mamba...

10/05/2007 Liberia

Midwife

As I stepped off the plane in South Sudan, in the middle of nowhere, on a continent I had only seen as a tourist, I realised no amount of briefing, videos, books, nor courses could prepare me for the tour I was about to take....

09/04/2007 Sudan

Nurse

Anna Dicker is a nurse from Lennox Head in northern NSW. She is currently on her first mission with Médecins Sans Frontières.

29/08/2007 Sudan
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