Saving lives doesn't always mean medicine. Eben blogs about a Médecins sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) team that's not afraid to get its hands dirty in order to fight infection...
Josie is an experienced MSF nurse embarking on an innovative new project that aims to understand the vital role of nurses in humanitarian emergencies, using data to ultimately save lives. In this third part of her blog, she arrives in Bangladesh to test a newly developed app.
900,000 refugees are currently living in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Medical needs are running high. Hanne joins the Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) team trying to meet them.
In August 2017, South African HR manager Eben Van Tonder watched the Rohingya refugee crisis unfold on the news. One year on, he found himself in Bangladesh to experience the vastness of this “human tragedy” for himself.
In the makeshift refugee settlements in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, many Rohingya women give birth in their tents, with little access to medical care. Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has set-up a new maternity ward in Kutupalong, which will be able to withstand the extreme weather the area can experience. Natasha Lewer blogs for us…
Kashmir-based medical doctor Samreen Hussain recently returned from Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, where she worked as part of a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team providing medical care to Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. In this piece, she describes the challenges posed by the re-emergence of diphtheria.
German nurse Heidi Anguria is in Bangladesh, working for Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) inside the Kutupalong refugee camp - home to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people who have fled violence in Myanmar. Here, in her fifth blog, she shares how her team are taking on a massive vaccination campaign to protect one million people against cholera.
John is in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, currently home to almost one million people who have fled violence in neighbouring Myanmar. Here he blogs about how the Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) team he is part of are working together to meet the needs of ordinary people caught up in a desperate situation.