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

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October 28, 2016

Three weeks after Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti, residents of many remote communities are still struggling to access much-needed medical care. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is using every possible method--including helicopters--to reach isolated villages. Here, MSF doctor Danielle Perreault describes visiting the village of Pourcine in response to an emergency call.

October 22, 2016

In the areas of Haiti hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew, many communities remain cut off from aid, rendered inaccessible by the storm. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) patients and staff members tell their stories in their own words.

December 10, 2015

Cherline Pierre

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 12, 2012

MSF Head of Mission Joan Arnan describes his experience coordinating MSF's response to Haiti's ongoing cholera epidemic.

February 08, 2011

An MSF nurse describes training health workers to deal with the ongoing cholera outbreak in Haiti.

December 02, 2010

A nurse recently back from an MSF cholera treatment center in Port-de-Paix recounts what she saw, what was accomplished, and what remains to be done in the effort to battle the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

November 11, 2010

The Head of Mission for MSF in Haiti gives a first-person account of the situation on the ground for MSF teams responding to the spread of the outbreak in Port-au-Prince.

August 09, 2010

"I developed eclampsia the day before I delivered and I realize that's serious," said Crisla Florestal, 19, who was readmitted a day after giving birth at the MSF hospital Isaïe Jeanty, in Port-au-Prince.

May 06, 2010

MSF opened a new treatment center for burn victims in Port-au-Prince to replace the one that was destroyed by the January 12 earthquake.

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