innovation

Innovation: Introducing R4Epis

In an epidemic Médecins sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) need to respond, fast. But how to find the source of the outbreak, or to know which communities are most at risk? That's where epidemiologists come in. Larissa Vernier blogs about an innovative new project that's aiming to save them time in a crisis...

Innovation: A day in the life of a humanitarian nursing team – The Pilot Project

Around the world, Médecins sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) nurses are caring for people whose lives have been impacted by conflict, epidemics or disasters. Josie is part of a project using smartphones to help us understand more about humanitarian nursing and ultimately save lives. In this fourth part of her blog, she begins piloting the project in Bangladesh.

Innovation: A day in the life of a humanitarian nursing team - the start

Nurses are key members of the Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders MSF team, providing vital medical care to patients in emergencies around the world. But staffing guidelines for nurses are largely based on experience and expert opinion rather than evidence.  Josie blogs from the start of a new project that’s aiming to change that…