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

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March 19, 2010

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

March 04, 2010

MSF midwife Mali Ebrahami described her experience working in Wardher, where health care and other basic services are minimal.

February 12, 2010

Dr. Marie-Pierre Allié, president of Médecins Sans Frontières-France, who recently returned from a field visit to Haiti, analyses the situation there one month after the disaster.

February 03, 2010

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.

January 29, 2010

MSF International President Dr. Christophe Fournier reflects on his time in Haiti and the many challenges to come.

January 28, 2010

Brigg Reilley, an MSF epidemiologist in Haiti, discusses MSF’s current priorities as well as the priorities in the weeks and months to come.

January 26, 2010

In any tragedy there are miraculous moments. Today I learned of one of those moments and was witness to another.

January 25, 2010

Staff members are mostly from Darfur, and have felt the impact of the conflict in their daily lives. Both they and the patients they tend to have experienced immense loss, yet they carry on with dignity and give generously to one another.

January 25, 2010

We were very lucky because we found a dialysis center at General Hospital. It was broken down—there was no water, there was no electricity because of the earthquake. But with the MSF logisticians we could restart it in 36 hours.

January 24, 2010

The teams are still working hard to treat as many as possible, always trying to save what they can from so many injured bodies.

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