Dr. Kathleen Thomas
Kunduz - What has been lost
Dr. Kathleen Thomas is an intensive care doctor from Australia who was on her first mission in MSF’s Kunduz Trauma Centre in Afghanistan from May 2015 until the US airstrikes on 3 October. She describes a typical day in the hospital and the events that unfolded during the week of intense fighting leading up to the attack.
Ebola : Caring for ‘Queen Nubia’
One-month-old Nubia is the first newborn baby known to have survived Ebola. In the week she returned home, cured, MSF’s Dr Marie-Claire looks back at an emotional four weeks.
Lajos Zoltan Jecs
"Unspeakable": An MSF Nurse Recounts the Attack on MSF's Kunduz Hospital
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was in Kunduz trauma hospital when the facility was struck by a series of aerial bombing raids in the early hours of Saturday morning. He describes his experience.
Testimony of Emma Pedley, Nepal.
Most victims are hit when they’re walking down the street or waiting for the bus
Last week, 60 injured people were brought in on one day. But for three days there was no running water in the hospital, and so they had to cancel all but the most urgent operations.
People feel abandoned
Emilie Rouvroy is Médecins Sans Frontières’ coordinator in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine.
Health Care Underprioritized in Haiti Reconstruction
Five years have passed since a devastating earthquake shook Haiti, affecting approximately 3 million people and killing 220,000, according to government estimates. What is the situation in Haiti now after five years of reconstruction efforts, and what health care services does MSF still provide in the country? MSF’s Haiti Country Director Oliver Schulz discusses.
Ebola: MSF Presentation to UN Security Council
Speaking from Monrovia via live video link, Liberian MSF physician's assistant Jackson Niamah addresses the UN Security Council during an emergency session on the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Innovative vaccination strategies to respond to measles epidemic
Tessy Fautsch, a nurse, went with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to Wamba in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to take part in a measles vaccination campaign that is part of a new project aiming to respond to the epidemic that has been devastating the country since 2010.
Saving lives under Syrian bombing
Luxembourg nurse Myriam Welliong has recently returned from a mission in Syria and testifies.