Four frontline stories from our teams - November 2021
This month's highlights from the Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) blog

Libya: "It cannot help but have an impact on you"

It really affected me to learn that the people we meet have been forced to leave their homeland, their families and their loved ones behind for the sake of finding a better life...

In Tripoli, MSF's mobile clinics provide healthcare to vulnerable migrant and refugee communities living in volatile, insecure conditions. Hatem, a doctor, is part of the team...



Noma: “I want everyone to know that there is ability in disability"

As long as there is life, there is hope, and with hope, there is nothing you cannot do

Twenty years ago, Mulikat travelled to a specialist hospital in northwest Nigeria to be treated for a devastating disease. Now, she works to inspire young patients facing the same condition.


Mental health in Yemen: “The number of severe cases is astonishingly high”


A staff member and client outside the MSF clinic in Hajjah

Even if the conflict were to end tomorrow, what it has done to people’s psychological health will be seen and felt for many years to come

Not all war-wounds are visible. Mental health specialist Antonella Pozzi shares the work of the team in Hajjah, Yemen, a country that has lived through years of civil war...


Afghanistan: “There was still a chance to save her…”


A member of staff is silhouetted in the door of Boost Hospital

If MSF wasn’t here, that poor lady would have lost her life

When an emergency case arrives at our hospital in the city of Lashkar Gah, the team must race to save a life. Dr Ajmal* shares the story…