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Surprise twins: How working for MSF makes me feel connected to humanity
After a non-stop night on a maternity ward in Cameroon, US midwife Kirsti reflects on the unique moments she shares with her patients
24 Apr 2020 / 7 minute read
"The real accolades should be for the local staff who work hard... through thick and thin"
I am currently working as Midwife Activity Manager in Kuchlak, Balochistan Province. I usually work as a midwife in Toronto Canada. This is my first mission with MSF as well as my first time in Pakistan.
20 Jul 2018 / 6 minute read
Chad: Tiny Hands
Lanice is a doctor from Canada, currently using her skills in the maternity department of the MSF hospital in Am Timan, Chad...
17 Nov 2017 / 5 minute read
A day in the life
It's been a tough couple of days. The unit has quietened down a lot from last fortnight's influx of babies but as usual that doesn't mean you can take anything for granted.
13 May 2016 / 7 minute read
Life and death
"These regular reminders of life’s fragility, although startling, provide proper opportunity to reflect on things taken for granted."
04 May 2016 / 7 minute read
"I am trying to paint a picture of abyei, but all I have are hurried, infrequent strokes."
17 Apr 2007 / 3 minute read
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