Read about first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers and patients.

In late March 2012, an MSF team crossed the Turkish border into Syria in an effort to provide medical aid in the Idlib region.

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Despite the security situation, an MSF surgical team has started work in the General Hospital of Hawijah in Kirkuk governorate

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Dr. Philippe Touchard, an anesthetist, is head of emergencies at the Pasteur Hospital in Langon, near Bordeaux. Forty-eight hours after the January 12 earthquake, he flew to Haiti to reinforce MSF’s surgical teams in Port-au-Prince. Here are exerpts of his journal of this short mission.

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Dr. Giovanni Brescia, an anaesthesiologist, is part of a Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) surgical team working in Lamno town, in Aceh province on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

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Anesthesiologist Marie-Louise Linderer arrived in Baghdad in late April directly following the US occupation of Iraq to help reinforce MSF's team in the city.

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