nursing

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…

Sierra Leone: A day in Masengbeh

Chris writes from Sierra Leone about visiting a health post, a small clinic providing medical care to the local community. Chris is part of the team helping to support local staff from the Sierra Leonean health service in their objective to provide free healthcare to children under five, and pregnant and breast-feeding women. Here he blogs about the small acts that can make a real difference...