Women who are forced from their homes are particularly vulnerable. They have specific health needs that are exacerbated when they are displaced; women on the move lose access to healthcare.
Inaccessibility to treatment and drug resistant bacteria are not the only factors that make tuberculosis challenging to address.
February, the month of love and beating hearts, always makes me contemplate the pacemaker in my chest. I had it in 2013, two months before Supertyphoon “Yolanda”— the tragedy that made me decide to return to humanitarian work for good.
My name is Achmad Yusuf Toba, oftentimes just referred to as Yutub. I am an Indonesian medical doctor and a first-time field worker of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).  I really didn’t know what to expect when I started.
It was the 7th of October, 9 days after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake followed by a 6-meter high tsunami struck and paralyzed Central Sulawesi.  “The death toll (in Central Sulawesi) has risen to 1,900 and climbing,” the TV blared at the Makassar airport just befor
Hilde De Clerk is one of MSF’s most experienced Ebola doctors and has been managing outbreaks of Ebola and similar viruses for more than 10 years.
Dr. Peter Ng is an emergency doctor from Hong Kong. He started his first MSF mission in June 2017 in Hammam al-Alil, a town south of Mosul, Iraq where he provided surgical care and attended the medical needs of those displaced by the conflict.
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.

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