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I had never imagined that in South Sudan, a place so remote from where I’m from, I would encounter a patient from my own country.

Claudia, a nurse supervisor at MSF's Turgeau Emergency Centre in Port-au-Prince, describes how her team provides vital medical care in the midst of widespread insecurity and economic hardships.

Sherwan Qasem is an emergency officer currently based in MSF's office in Amsterdam. Originally from Syria, he was forced to take refuge in Türkiye in 2012.

Another bustling day in the operating theatre concluded with a bone fracture fixation surgery for an eight-year-old girl. Upon her admission to the emergency room, we performed an initial consultation and physical examination.

After enduring the COVID-19 pandemic, I returned to work at the MSF Hospital in Bentiu, South Sudan, three years later.

On the Greek island of Lesbos, people who have sought safety in Europe are being pushed to the brink, with no way to begin rebuilding their lives, and no information about their futures.

In the town of Abyei, there is an electric atmosphere rivalling that of any World Cup match. This football field, however, serves as a witness to community engagement, woven into life by the MSF team.

In the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Trauma Centre in Aden, Yemen, nurse Anis AbdRaboh Dayan has been witness to the brutal toll of gun violence and civil war on adults and children.

Maurizio Debanne has recently returned from the Mediterranean, where he was part of the MSF team rescuing people as they escape from often appalling conditions in Libya. He shares his experience.

Alexander Shcholokov is now the medical advisor of the MSF project in Dnipro, in south-eastern Ukraine. He talks about his experience and his daily life as a Ukrainian doctor. 

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