The majority of MSF teams are not made up of international staff from overseas. Instead, from conflict zones to epidemics, most of our medical and logistical teams are people working in their home countries, using their skills where they are desperately needed. Joanne, a Canadian doctor in South Sudan, celebrates one of our incredible local midwives.
Christine Tasnier is a midwife from the UK, currently working in Ethiopia’s Kule Refugee Camp – home to around 54,000 people fleeing conflict in neighbouring South Sudan.
It's so amazing to be back! The project is in full swing and I got straight into it. There was not much time to rest, I’ll get that when I can in future.