Since August 2017, near 600,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have crossed the border to escape violence there. Ian Cross is a doctor working with Doctor Without Borders / MSF in a health clinic treating refugees.
The first surprise was the sheer size of the attack on Marawi City by pro- Islamic State fighters.  The crisis since – with 360,000 people displaced, and heavy combat into its fifth month – is equally unprecedented, leaving the Mindanao region of the Philippines
Dr. Tor Deng is a general practitioner working for MSF in Abyei, a region with special administrative status between Sudan and South Sudan. After graduating from medical school in Khartoum, he decided to come back to Abyei, his home region.
I used to work in the Accident and Emergency Department in Hong Kong. Sometimes I would hear my friends describe it as a "war zone".
American medical doctor Theresa Chan is in Cambodia, based in MSF's hepatitis clinic in Phnom Penh.
In early 2016, I spent a few months in Liverpool to study for a diploma in tropical medicine (a requirement for some doctors to become MSF field workers.) During that time, I learnt about all sorts of parasites and tropical infections that I had n
In our project hospital, the growing need for neonatal and maternal care was clear, as these are the vulnerable groups affected by Yemen’s ongoing war.
A Diary from Yemen
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Since war broke out in Yemen in March of 2015, Taiz has been the front line between two warring sides. The constant airstrikes and battles in Taiz destroyed numerous homes, separated families, took away innocent lives and displaced even more civilians.

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