Zuzana is currently working as Midwife Activity Manager in Kuchlak, Balochistan Province. She works as a midwife in Toronto Canada. This is her first field assignment with MSF as well as her first time in Pakistan.
Edoardo is in Pakistan, where he is working as Project Coordinator in Quetta, Balochistan – ensuring that everyday Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) actions are safely in place to provide the community with free, high quality mother and child health care. In this post, he shares his first impressions after six months in the province...
Machar Colony, Pakistan, is an informal settlement in Karachi. But how many people live there? Estimates range from 100,000 to 1,000,000 people. Without knowing the answer it's impossible for Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to plan their work. Armed only with Google Maps, sticky tape, and a lot of patience, health promoter Nance sets out to solve the mystery...
ER nurse Annke looks back on her posting in Pakistan, and reflects on what she has learned from the experience...
Health promotion in Pakistan: "Where there are a hundred challenges, there are thousands of reasons to smile"
Mona is a health promotion supervisor working for Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in her native Pakistan. Health promoters do vital work with local communities, helping to spread the word about behaviours which can help people stay healthy. Today Mona explains how a creative approach is getting results...
Health services in Pakistan are often unaffordable and in many regions, conflict and insecurity further restrict access.
In many parts of Pakistan sectarian violence is rife. Government forces are also engaged in military operations against armed opposition groups.
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) programmes focus mainly on meeting urgent needs among communities affected by insecurity.