Italian nurse Barbara shares how the spread of COVID-19 has the potential to disrupt life-saving vaccination campaigns around the world, causing a worrying "double burden" for healthcare systems that could cost young lives
MSF medical teams have joined the fight against COVID-19 as the new coronavirus disease spreads to more than 190 countries. Project coordinator Chiara shares her experience working alongside Italian doctors and nurses on the frontline of the pandemic in northern Italy.
Sergio is a project coordinator from Italy, currently working with Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Pakistan. After six months of unplanned “remote management” from a base in Islamabad, in this blog he finally arrives at his project in the town of Chaman, on the border with Afghanistan.
An MSF project coordinator oversees everything from security to construction, allowing the medics to focus on saving lives. But what happens when a project coordinator can't reach their project? Sergio blogs...
Sergio is a project coordinator from Italy, currently working in Pakistan on his second assignment with Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF). In this blog, he writes about how he tackles running a remote project on the other side of the country.
So far this year, 333 women have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea by the team on the search and rescue vessel MV Aquarius. Tiziana, the communication manager on board, blogs about meeting two of them.
This World Humanitarian Day, nurse Barbara blogs about her first posting with MSF, to Colombia, where she met her first pneumonia patient, and saw the difference that vaccinations can make to children's lives...