Read about first-hand accounts from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers and patients.

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September 24, 2013

A recently returned MSF midwife discusses the process of providing maternal and obstetric care in war-ravaged Syria, along with some of the more memorable women she met while in the country.

September 09, 2013

MSF nurse Caroline Scholtes describes the situation in Jonglei State, where some 80,000 people have gone missing after outbreaks of violence in recent months.

August 22, 2013

Two stories of people in Myanmar who went through treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis with MSF in Myanmar.

August 19, 2013

Dr. Marcus Bergman, part of MSF's team in Pinga, in DRC's North Kivu province, relates a harrowing episode that occurred shortly before worsening insecurity forced MSF to suspend its programs in the area.

August 18, 2013

An MSF staff member describes the fast reactions, the teamwork, and the emotional extremes involved in responding to an emergency at Chatuley hospital in Léogâne, Haiti.

July 29, 2013

Nearly 50,000 Congolese fled into Uganda following attacks in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

July 29, 2013

After surviving war, not many people would choose to go back to a conflict zone, but that’s exactly what nurse Abdul Wassay did. As an Afghan refugee growing up in Pakistan, he saw firsthand the urgent medical care MSF delivers to people in war zones. After working with MSF near his home, he volunteered to help others in another conflict-torn country—South Sudan.

July 26, 2013

Airstrikes and clashes dominate daily life in Syria, where MSF runs six hospitals, four health centers, and several mobile clinic programs. Here, MSF patients and refugees tell their stories.

July 26, 2013

Syrian refugees in Turkey may have evaded the guns and missiles, but there is no escape from the physical and emotional scars of the conflict.

July 26, 2013

Istanbul is home to a growing number of Syrians torn between returning to their country once the war is over or continuing onwards.

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