Stories From Patients & Staff

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15 Jun 2023
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07 Jun 2023

"The path from El Geneina to Chad is riddled with dangers as armed groups often patrol and can stop you on your route. The consequences of the escalating conflict are devastating..." says Moussa Ibrahim, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)'s logistics supervisor in El Geneina.

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Jessie Watson, a finance and HR manager from New Zealand, has worked on four assignments with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in South Sudan, Bangladesh, Yemen, and Ukraine. When not on assignment she lives in Dipton, Southland, working remotely. She spoke to us about her time on assignment with MSF. 

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What does it take to be selected for an international assignment with Médecins Sans Frontières? 

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22 May 2023

Since 9 May 2023, a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical and surgical team has been working in collaboration with community volunteers in Bashair Teaching Hospital in South Khartoum.

Two MSF team members share their testimony.

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05 May 2023

As an intensive care nurse in Goyalmara Mother and Child Hospital in Cox’s Bazar, Noami Biswas is committed to providing patient-centred care for severely sick children and their families. 

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04 May 2023

Gessica Fleurmond’s family knew from early on that she was destined for nursing.

Now, Gessica is a highly experienced intensive care nurse, and she and her colleagues help hundreds of trauma patients each year in Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)’s Tabarre hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 

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04 May 2023

In the Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Trauma Centre in Aden, Yemen, nurse Anis AbdRaboh Dayan has been witness to the brutal toll of gun violence and civil war on adults and children.

04 May 2023

Adelene Hilbig is an emergency room doctor from Melbourne.

Her work with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has taken her to Sierra Leone, Palestine and Myanmar.

MSF will be presenting a live webinar with Adelene to answer all your questions about working with MSF. If you are interested in joining MSF’s project teams, we encourage you to join this webinar (or watch a recording if you can’t make it) prior to applying.

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26 Apr 2023

Camille Marquis is the outgoing Advocacy Manager for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Sudan. She was due to leave Sudan, after having been on assignment for 12 months, the day the conflict escalated, forcing her and her colleagues into a bunker. She recounts what’s been happening in the capital, Khartoum.