The recent civil war in South Sudan has been heating up and our surgical team at Bor has received a request for assistance from another MSF project located at Old Fangak.  Old Fangak Médecins Sans Frontières hospital is located in the northern part of South
On this trip to the Old Fangak hospital, in addition to gaining the experience to complete the transformation of the operating room and dealing with mass casualty, the biggest honor was to get to know the legendary Dr Jill. 
As a humanitarian aid worker, I have always had conflicting wishes. On the one hand, I hope to save more lives, but on the other hand I pray the world no longer need aid workers, there are no more wars or natural disasters.
I am happy to return to Bossangoa of Central African Republic, which I came 2 years ago when the huge humanitarian crisis started.
Dr Evangeline Cua is a surgeon from the Philippines in MSF’s Kunduz Trauma Centre in Afghanistan when U.S. airstrikes destroyed the hospital on 3 October.
In most projects, being the sole surgeon is always stressful, physically and mentally demanding.
Awien is a twelve-year-old girl. About a year ago, she started to feel pain in her right loin. Her family took her to many doctors, and all of them said Awien was suffering from urinary tract infection and put her under endless cycles of antibiotics treatments.
Akin examined the injured law enforcement officer. Photo credit: Akin Chan
One question I often get asked is what kind of daily life MSF doctors lead. I guess it really depends upon the mission nature and location.
The eastern part of this country is famous for its mineral resources especially gold and that is why everyone wants to control this region including some of its greedy neighbors. 15Km from Lulimba where I am now is a town named Misisi. It’s a gold mining town.

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