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

December 10, 2015

Cherline Pierre

July 27, 2015

Maman Agathe’s job is to make sure the 70-odd mothers-to-be staying at the Village d’Accueil are happy, healthy and at ease in the days before the big event.

June 23, 2014

MSF medical coordinator discusses MSF's work in Balochistan Province, where MSF provides care to mothers and babies at four projects.

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.

April 18, 2013

Belgian midwife Cathy Janssens, who recently returned from a MSF assignment in Syria, reflects on the highs and lows of her experience.

March 20, 2013

MSF project manager Loïc Jaeger describes the situation in Syria, where he spent two months working in an MSF hospital.

February 20, 2013

MSF Dr. Susanna Ericsson describes the experience of a patient in Shamwana, where ongoing fighting between government forces and militias has forced thousands of people to flee into the bush.

May 09, 2012

Trained with the aid of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Dr. Valentin Vadandi is one of the few experts in obstetric fistula surgery in the world.

March 15, 2012

An MSF field coordinator in Najaf discusses perinatal and obstetric care in the one of the region's largest hospitals.

February 13, 2012

MSF nurse Alice Echumbe describes her experiences as supervisor at MSF's Jamaa Letu family health center.