Silvia Marchesi is an anaesthetist and intensive care doctor from Italy, currently living in Sweden.
She has worked with Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic, before her most recent assignment at Aden Trauma Hospital in Yemen.
"What I love the most about my job is that I can do it everywhere. It is a universal practice, recognised by people from all over the earth. I am honoured and glad to be called a doctor."