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Central African Republic

“It was horrible leaving our patients behind when they needed us”

Pelé Hubert has been the MSF outreach nurse supervisor in Bangassou since 2015. In spite of the extremely volatile security situation in 2017 he continued to bring vital humanitarian aid to his compatriots until the suspension of activities at the end of November.

Central African Republic

“It was when I lowered my arms that they started to shoot"

On the 8th of September 2017, armed men opened fire on Batangafo Hospital, killing a 15-year-old and a child. Two other people were injured, among them Christelle.
Pierre Yakanza Gouassi

Central African Republic

“I had to flee, and no one was able to distribute medication to the population"

Pierre Yakanza Gouassi was the assistant coordinator for the MSF project in Zemio. When the security situation no longer allowed the international team to stay, he united the local team to continue providing essential healthcare to the population.


“A lot of children have not been vaccinated for years”

Testimony by Dr. Mohammed Ya’akoub, MSF medical mobile team, in Idlib, Syria.
Silas Adamou Moussa


“I feel ashamed of relying on others to live, but we can’t go home”

Dr Silas Adamou-Moussa, MSF’s deputy programme manager for Nigeria, describes the situation in Borno state, where displaced people are struggling to survive.
Nicholas Papachrysostomou


From Chaos to the Provision of Care

Nicholas Papachrysostomou, MSF's Head of Mission in Iraq, tells us about situation of the healthcare system in Mosul.


Rohingya crisis: "having four people die my first day was a shock"

Dr Ian Cross discusses his work responding to the Rohingya crisis in Kutupalong, Bangladesh.


“During the battle for Raqqa nobody cared about the civilians"

Natalie Roberts, head of emergency operations with MSF, tells us about the conditions of civilians exiting Raqqa after the end of the offensive of the Syrian Democratic Forces.
Emmanuelle Bricq


Working with communities to beat the plague

Emmanuelle Bricq, health promotion supervisor for MSF, explains the importance of raising awareness among the population.
Fernand Marxen


“In Tabarre, the stream of admitted and treated patients is exceptional”

Fernand Marxen, a Luxembourgian surgeon, discusses his experience in the MSF hospital of Tabarre, Haiti.