Sian Geraty, emergency medicine specialist, from South Africa, describes how doctors and nurses in Iraq dealt with everyday emergencies in Sadr City
Medical care and providing assistance to refugees is a life-long passion for Dr Sohur Mire, a Somali-Swedish medical professional and board member of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Southern Africa. This is her story.
Judith Elavian is an MSF nurse, recently returned after working nine months in Nigeria on a project delivering sexual reproductive health services in the northern Jigawa state. This is a story of the day she learned that in Nigeria, a calabash is not just for drinking water as it is in her home country of Kenya.
Carissa Saunderson is an emergency doctor from Cape Town, South Africa. She has spent 3 months working in South Sudan at a Primary Healthcare Centre run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the town of Mayom.
Karin Mburu (34) is a nurse from Kenya who worked as MSF’s outreach nurse activity manager in a refugee camp in the Gambella region of Ethiopia.
At 21 years of age, a young Zambian volunteer found working with MSF for three months to support Congolese refugees put him on completely new career path – from journalism to nursing because he wants to save lives.
67-year-old nurse, Adeline Oliver, has 35 years’ experience working in operating theatres in South Africa.
From marketing and business development to animal welfare and now MSF Logistician for the past 5 years: Kim Phillps
Malawian logistician recently spent six months in Kunduz, Afghanistan, helping prepare for MSF to start setting up a new trauma hospital