Dr. Kathleen Thomas is an intensive care doctor from Australia who was on her first mission in MSF’s Kunduz Trauma Centre in Afghanistan from May 2015 until the US airstrikes on 3 October.
Yesterday, I celebrated International Women’s Day which is essentially a day of solidarity for women fighting for human rights in different aspects of life.
I am a Singaporean-born, Hong Kong-raised, Paediatric doctor undergoing my first MSF mission in Gogrial, South Sudan.  Currently the MSF hospital here is the only healthcare facility in the Gogrial area; providing emergency and maternity servic
Nora Echaibi is a nurse with MSF.
Dr. Reynaldo Soria, Jr. is an anaesthetist by profession and has been a veteran member of MSF.
Iris Leung works as a press officer for MSF in Hong-Kong.
When I was informed about the location of my next field assignment, Yemen, the first thing that came to my mind was a scene in Friends – Chandler lied to his girlfriend that he had to work in Yemen in order to escape from her.
In the poorest country in the Arabian Peninsula, more than 1,300 people living with HIV/AIDS are receiving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, around half of them in the capital, Sana’a.
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was in Kunduz trauma hospital when the facility was struck by a series of aerial bombing raids in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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