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Lisa Searle in Haiti assignment

Dr Lisa Searle is a general practitioner from Tasmania who has built a career with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), completing 10 assignments since 2010.

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The medical team agreed to leave the hospital only if patients are evacuated first: we don’t want to leave our patients. There are 600 inpatients, 37 babies, someone who needs an ICU, we can’t leave them.

Jennifer Craig on her second assignment as logistics manager with MSF staff in Nduta camp, Tanzania

Jennifer is a member of our Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Australia recruitment team, from Perth. She has built a career with MSF over five overseas assignments including in Nigeria, Tanzania, Cambodia and Palestine.

MSF teams working in Gaza
12 Nov 2023

Over the past 24 hours, hospitals in Gaza have been under relentless bombardment. Al-Shifa hospital complex, the biggest health facility where MSF staff are still working, has been hit several times, including the maternity and outpatient departments, resulting in multiple deaths and injuries. MSF urgently reiterates its calls to stop the attacks against hospitals, for an immediate ceasefire and for the protection of medical facilities, medical staff and patients.

MSF nurse examining 9 year old

Refugees and returnees displaced by the conflict in Sudan share stories of harrowing journeys and survival in the fast-growing camp of Wedweil, South Sudan.

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Palestinians in the West Bank face death and displacement as violence escalates.

Chad influx of refugees

36 wounded people were received by MSF teams across the border in eastern Chad over the past weekend alone. 

MSF teams are supporting Gazans displaced in West Bank

Following the attacks carried out by Hamas on 7 October, around 6,000 Gazans are now displaced in the West Bank, some living in deplorable conditions. 

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10 Nov 2023

After the devastating monsoons in Pakistan in 2022, MSF set up a community-based malnutrition program in the remote part of Dadu district.

MSF in Gaza

All Médecins Sans Frontières international staff unable to leave Gaza since 7 October have successfully crossed the Egypt border via the Rafah Crossing.