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



February 08, 2011

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

February 04, 2011

Sérgio Cabral, who coordinated MSF’s activities in response to widespread flooding in the region north of Rio de Janeiro, talks about the work that was done.

January 05, 2011

While the focus now on the political situation in southern Sudan, the region remains in the midst of a humanitarian and medical crisis,

December 16, 2010

"We found that two factors were irregular this year. First, it was highly unusual that cases would begin as early as July. This is seven weeks earlier than last year. Secondly, the high number of cases..."

December 09, 2010

“Having a baby is a joy. Having three is a triple blessing,” says Fardows Abu-Bakr, 34, who recently gave birth to healthy triplets in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

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.

December 01, 2010

Liza Ramlow, a 62-year-old midwife from Massachusetts, has been working in Nigeria since this past May in some of the most deprived slums in Lagos.

November 22, 2010

"Eneza Ujumbe: The Voices of Mathare Youth" is a newsletter written by and produced by young people living with HIV in Mathare, a slum on the edge of Nairobi. MSF runs a clinic in Mathare called the Blue House, which provides healthcare to thousands of people. 

November 21, 2010

One year after MSF returned to Afghanistan, Country Representative Michiel Hofman talks about choices, challenges, and the way forward for MSF in the country.

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.