When I was young, I've always asked my mom for medical toy sets. I had kidney basins and forceps of various colors and sizes, and a couple of stethoscopes. During playtime, my friends and I would pretend that we were in a hospital – making up physical complaints that I need to check and cure.
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.
Tobey Lee, Hong Kong Midwife At the Doro refugee camp in Maban, South Sudan, MSF is the only organisation that provides free obstetrics and gynaecology services in the region.
Dr. Jennifer TongOrthopaedic surgeonHong Kong There is an 18-year-old boy whom I call ‘Sunny Boy’.
Dr. Jennifer TongOrthopaedic Surgeon, Hong Kong  At 9 am on July 12, at the Al Awda Hospital in northern Gaza, the elevator doors opened on the third floor.
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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
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.
Lucie Gueuning, from Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF)’s Emergency Response Support Unit, writes about an innovative new project that will help our teams rapidly respond to reach those in need. When

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