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Providence Dusingize, 28, is back home in Rwanda after working as a midwife activity manager at an MSF-run mother and child centre, at the Nguigmi Hospital and at three health centres,  in Diffa, Niger. Providence gained huge satisfaction from helping mothers to have safe and healthy pregnancies...
As African nations celebrate Africa Day on 25 May 2016, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Southern Africa will be celebrating the work of our African fieldworkers currently working in MSF’s field projects on the continent and around the globe. These medical or non-medical professionals – including...
Chenai Mathabire, 34, works as an epidemiologist in an MSF-run HIV/AIDS and TB project in Chiradzulu, Malawi. For the last nine months, her job as an operational research epidemiologist involved conducting TB screening tests and observing the effects of long-term ARV use on the emergence of non-...
Yonie Tshisuaka, 32, a doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has come back from Haiti, a Caribbean nation suffering high rates of poverty and crime. While in Haiti, on her second assignment with MSF, she managed a cholera project and a clinic offering services to people exposed to sexual...
Eugene Rugwirorusa, 31, has just returned from working as a Pharmacy Manager on a medical nutrition project for young children in Niger. This was his first assignment with MSF, engaging in this initiative over a year gave him immense experience in promoting child health services.     In Niger,...
Gabriel Makau, 46, has just returned from working as a surgical nurse in Yemen, an active war zone. In this assignment, his second with MSF, he provided life-saving medical care in various parts of the country, including Taiz, a besieged city of over 615,000 people.   Amid the sound of gunfire,...
  Hailing from Rwanda, Aline Niyibizi (32) sets off for Niger soon where she will work for three months as an epidemiologist in a project focused on curbing meningitis outbreaks. Having first joined MSF in 2013, this is her fourth assignment in the field.  Aline has also worked on projects...
Venant Niyikiza, a gynaecologist and obstetrician from Rwanda, has just returned from working in an MSF-run health centre called the Centre de Sante des Castors in the Central African Republic (CAR).  Over his month-long assignment - his first with MSF - Venant used his passion, skills and...
Adolphe Masu (38) has just arrived back from working as an anaesthetist doctor in Burundi for six months. He describes this second assignment with MSF – where he treated war-wounded patients - as very demanding, yet extremely rewarding. In his first assignment, Adolphe worked in the Central...
Melt Ndlovu (40) has just returned from South Sudan where he spent three months working as a Flying Nurse Supervisor. He was based in Pibor, but would often travel to Gumuruk and Likongoli projects to offer support. His stay was cut short following the looting of the MSF medical compound in Pibor...
 Adeline Oliver recently left for her fifth assignment in Yemen with MSF. She will spend six months as a Nurse Supervisor Operating Theatre in Taiz. Adeline, 64, has been on four assignments already – three times in Afghanistan and once in Syria. She has a General Nursing Diploma and specialist...
"This is ultimately the price I will pay for the opportunity to love people in more than one place."   On 1 March, Zani Prinsloo left for Lebanon for her seventh assignment with MSF. She will be based Southern Beirut for five months, working as Midwife Activity Manager in MSF’s healthcare project...
Fieldworker, Olesi Pasulani: “MSF is 100% there for its patients”     ​Olesi Pasulani recently came back from Rustenburg where he just spent eight months working as a Project Medical Referent (PMR) in MSF’s new sexual and gender based violence project. Born and bred in Malawi, Olesi joined MSF in...
Fresh from the field we welcome back Vincent Ndichu who has returned from Pakistan where he spent six months working as a Logistics and Supply Manager. Based in Karachi, Vincent managed a team of 63 people, including mechanics, security staff, drivers, handy men and IT officers. Vincent is already...
Thembani Sibanda returned from Afghanistan in December where he spent nine months as a Supply Team Manager. He was based in Kabul, but would visit different MSF projects to ensure a constant supply of medical and logistical supplies.  His first mission was in Sierra Leone where he went to help in...
 Cape Town nurse Ainslie McClarty recently returned from Egypt, where she worked six months as a project coordinator for MSF activities in Cairo and Alexandria. The projects in Egypt provide care for refugees and migrants from across sub-Saharan Africa who are fleeing persecution and poverty. “...
Patricia recently returned from Rustenburg, in South Africa's Northwest Province where she worked as a Field Co-ordinator  of Doctors Without Borders' (MSF) newly established project focused treating survivors of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV). The MSF team offers medical assistance and...
Corina Moffat, worked in South Sudan as a Human Resources Manager for 8 months. The married mother of four worked at MSF's healthcare centre inside a refugee camp for Sudanese refugees in Maban county in the Upper Nile State, 45 km away from where conflict took place. Prior to working South Sudan...
Sandra, 34, is a Psychologist who recently returned from Myanmar. She is currently preparing for her second mission in India in an exclusively sexual violence project located in New Delhi. Sandra worked in Kenya between 2009 and 2011 and in Swaziland between 2013 and February 2015 as an MSF...
Tambu Matambo, 51, spent the last 12 months in Beira, Mozambique as a Project Medical Referent. She was in Mozambique from January 2015 to January 2016 where she worked on the corridor project for key population mainly commercial sex workers, truck drivers and Men Having Sex with Men (MSMs). What...

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