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
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
Patient Muhindo Kamavu was one of four experienced MSF nurses who were the first on the ground alongside the Ministry of Health to respond to the Ebola outbreak declared on 1 August in Mangina, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Beatrice Lau, Head of Mission for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Malaysia On 25 August, it will be one year since the biggest ever displacement of Rohingya refugees from Rakhine state, Myanmar.
Arunn Jegan is an Australian Project Coordinator who recently returned from his second field assignment in Taiz, Yemen. Senseless violence, lawlessness, resilient people tired of conflict, and a nation in chaos: these were my impressions of Yemen bef
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.