Beatrice Lau, Head of Mission for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Malaysia Two years on,
Is it possible to personalize medical care when you have thousands of patients but limited resources?
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.
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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