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.
I guess you have heard about the escalation of armed conflicts in Yemen by the end of March. I was asked by MSF to join a surgical emergency mission to Aden in early April.
Who is controlling the life? Is it a series of coincidence or already planned by an almighty God?  One typical afternoon in the emergency room, while I was treating a naughty boy and removing the pebble he placed in his ear, a few peop
While people would imagine the poor living condition in Africa, experiencing it in South Sudan Gogrial is a very unique experience to me. Most of the Sudaneses in the south live in mud huts, locally known as Tukul.
South Sudan, the name of a country rarely heard in Hong Kong. This is where I work for MSF this time.  Unlike my three previous missions in the South Asia, this is the first time I work for MSF in an African project.  South S
12 hours flight to Amsterdam, 11 hours flight to Kigali, the capital of Rwanda then 7+ hours of car drive to Bukavu, one of the big cities at eastern Congo right next to the border.  The initial plan for me is flying into Lulimba, Kimbi the project I should spen

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