In this issue, MSF staff answer fundamental questions about our operations - from how we recruit staff, respond to emergencies and deliver supplies, to how we close projects and share our medical findings with the global health community.
MSF is governed by an Association made up of individuals who express their solidarity through the delivery of medical care in the field.
MSF programs are run by "desks" in different headquarters offices around the world. Gwenola Francois, MSF-USA deputy program manager, talks about MSF-USA’s portfolio and the priorities for the year ahead.
Nick Lawson, MSF-USA’s Director of Field Human Resources, talks about recruting experienced and qualified professionals to the association.
National staff support every MSF project, says Kate Mort, an MSF-USA Field Human Resources Officer.
Johanne Sekkenes is MSF Head of Mission in Mali, which has been gripped by conflict for the past year, and where the risk of attack or kidnapping remains high in certain areas.
A former MSF Head of Mission in South Sudan in 2012, Kassia Echavarri-Queen talks about head of mission responsibilities.
A report from the logistics team at MSF-USA.
Dr. Lucy Doyle has worked with MSF in DRC and the Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya.
Notes from the Advocacy team at MSF-USA.
Patricia Kahn is an MSF Medical Editor based in New York.
MSF is working to treat and prevent tropical diseases, says Estrella Lasry, MSF Tropical Medicine Advisor.
Recent examples from DRC and Liberia.
Jennifer Tierney discusses MSF-USA funding raising priorities for the coming year.
MSF’s direct mail program is designed to provide reports to our donors about the medical work we carry out in the field and to raise money for that important work.
MSF-USA’s Grants Officer Mary Vonckx explains how MSF-USA funds projects around the world.