After an assignment marked by violence, an MSF anaesthetist faces his next challenge: returning home.
Fighting rages near an MSF maternity hospital in Bangui, Central African Republic. Inside, Finnish anaesthetist Kariantti and his team try to remain calm as they continue to operate on women in need of urgent obstetric surgery.
Anna is working for Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Iraq. Today she blogs about the challenges of ensuring that our principles of neutrality and impartiality are understood in a country that has been torn apart by war...
"He took one look at the body then simply looked straight up at me, and without showing any emotion, told me it was his brother"
Alexander is an emergency room doctor from Sweden. He sends us his second blog post from a new assignment in the Central African Republic, a country which has faced many years of violence and instability...
MSF anaesthesiologist Kariantti blogs about young patients in the intensive care unit
Mariko Miller is a Canadian emergency nurse working with MSF in Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, where MSF teams are providing healthcare to people forced from their homes by armed conflict, and supporting emergency care in two hospitals.